School Overview

Carnegie Mellon University is a Private, 4 years college located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CMU ranked 25th in National Universities, 24th in World Universities, and 3rd in Pennsylvania Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 13,519 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. CMU's acceptance rate is 14.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Carnegie Mellon University is 14.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 43.00%. The application fees are $75 for undergraduate programs and $70 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate14.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)43.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$70

Tuition & Fees

CMU's 2022 tuition & fees is $58,924 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $47,347.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$58,924
Graduate Tuition & Fees$47,347
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 13,519 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 15 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. CMU has 6,622 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 6,897 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students13,519
Undergraduate Students6,622
Graduate Students6,897
Online Enrollment15

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs319 Programs
Number of online programs10 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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