StudentsReview :: Carnegie Mellon University - How to Get into CM (Undergraduate)
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Cornell University -- Ithaca, NY
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Cambridge, MA
Harvard University -- Cambridge, MA

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

Carnegie Mellon University

Your Combined ACT:
SAT Math + Verbal:
Your Chances at CM
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at CM
(on SAT score alone)
# Applicants
# Admitted
% Admitted
% Overall

Students who got into CM:

Tips mention: Interview (4), ACT/SAT (14), Grades (18), Sports/Extracurriculars (16), College Essay (8)
I did well in my high school classes andNov 04 2014Biology
I did well in my high school classes and pursued an extracurricular that I enjoyed.
ACT: 32 Female
Strong SAT and high school GPAJun 02 2014Computer Engineering
Strong SAT and high school GPA. That's all you need.
SAT: 1450 Male
Got good grades, did some extracurricular activitiesMar 08 2014Math
SAT: 1460 Male
I was passionate about the activities that I didNov 18 2013Chemical Engineering
I was passionate about the activities that I did and I did a good amount of things. I worked hard and got to know my teachers well so that I could get good recommendations.
ACT: 31 SAT: 2080 Female
Everyone at CMU has some unique quirk about themJun 04 2013Math
Everyone at CMU has some unique quirk about them; make that shine through and you have a very good shot.

(I'm a competitive jump roper that has been to 49 states...also very involved in high school)
ACT: 32 Female

Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
• How to choose the right college?
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
• Personality Type and College Choice
• A Free Application is a Good Application
• College Academic Survival Guide
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
• The Scoop on State Schools
• The Purpose of a Higher Education
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
• How to choose a college major
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
• Nailing the College Application Process
• What to do for a Successful Interview
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
• Starting College (General College Advice)