|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,621 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Carnegie Mellon University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 21,189 applications and only 4,601 students were granted admission. Carnegie Mellon University is at the #20 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 41% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 78% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1380 to 1550|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Carnegie Mellon University's tuition was $51,196 for all students regardless of residency (91.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 55% of Carnegie Mellon University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 11% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,646 (which is 5.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Carnegie Mellon University in 2016-2017, was 544, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,196 (which is 5.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Carnegie Mellon University has enrolled a total of 13,258 students (12,254 students full-time and 1,004 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,258 students, 80 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 59% men and 41% women and 6,283 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 6,975 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 46 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 41%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Black/African American: 3%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Carnegie Mellon University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||25%||1,111||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||10%||432||0|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||232||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||4%||198|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||183||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||158|
|Architecture And Related Services||3%||123||0|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||116|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Carnegie Mellon University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Carnegie Mellon University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $67,200. Last year, out of the total 1,209 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,100 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,395 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,256 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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