The total cost of attendance at Carnegie Mellon University is
per year (which includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses)
|Room and Board||$13,784|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
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If you're applying to Carnegie Mellon University and hoping for need-based financial aid, you'll need to fill out the FAFSA.
The average student at Carnegie Mellon University pays
At Carnegie Mellon University
of freshmen receive some form of financial aid
|Income range||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$12,923|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$17,608|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$18,114|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$26,549|
|$110,001 and up||$46,549|
Carnegie Mellon University's financial aid meets
of students' demonstrated need
The average Carnegie Mellon University merit scholarship for students without financial need is
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Carnegie Mellon University provides financial aid packages using a need-blind admissions policy. Financial aid is based on need and available at the time of admissions. Financial aid consideration is provided each year with the submission of all necessary financial aid documents including the FAFSA, CSS Profile, and tax documents. Aid is available to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students. Veterans education benefits and information can be seen here. Students who wish to take courses in the summer are able to apply for summer financial aid. For students wishing to Study Abroad, The Office of International Education provides information about funding this endeavor.
Carnegie Mellon's Financial Aid Assistance Guide is a comprehensive 11-page PDF guide for students and families to navigate the financial aid application process.
The types of financial aid available are grants, need-based scholarships, and work-study opportunities. Students can apply for non-work-study jobs and internships on or off-campus using the Handshake page or app. Carnegie Mellon University welcomes outside scholarships to help subsidize your financial aid package. The Financial Aid Office provides a section for Frequently Asked Questions, a Financial Aid Estimator, and a Net Price Calculator to help assess affordability and provide guidance for students and families.
Carnegie Mellon's Student Financial Services Office offers financial literacy resources through its Division of Enrollment Services (also known as The HUB). This page contains resources including answers to frequently asked questions and helpful videos and links to outside resources to help students work on any financial goal. An area providing Student Consumer Information is available on this page as well.
The university provides several PDF resources to help students learn about financial literacy including:
The HUB provides a link to The SALT Program Membership page. SALT is an online student financial literacy program designed to help students and alumni to manage their money during and after their educational journey. It includes an online learning course and modules, loan counseling and management, job/internship search engines, a personal dashboard, and a variety of additional learning and budgeting management tools.
Carnegie Mellon University's full cost of attendance has increased an average of
per year since 2014
Carnegie Mellon University's average net price has decreased an average of
per year since 2014
Given past trends, we expect Carnegie Mellon University's tuition pricing to be the following.
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The average starting salary for a Carnegie Mellon University graduate is
and grows in the following way over time
|Years after graduation||Average salary|
The average student at Carnegie Mellon University takes out
in student loans
The student loan repayment rate at Carnegie Mellon University is
after five years
after seven years
The student loan default rate at Carnegie Mellon University is
after three years
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The application fee for Carnegie Mellon University is
The acceptance rate at Carnegie Mellon University is
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