Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)

Pittsburgh, PA

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Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

Undergraduate Tuition & Expenses

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Application Deadline
January 1 (December 1 for fine arts applicants)
Financial Aid Application Deadline
May 1
  In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $45,760 $45,760
Room & Board $11,550 $11,550
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000
Other Expenses $1,400 $1,400
TOTAL $59,710 $59,710

Undergraduate Expenses

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Approximately 76% of those attending Carnegie Mellon University receive financial aid. The average amount of federal, state, or local aid is $24,896. The average amount of student loans is $7,537. Make sure you apply to all grants and loans that you qualify for. You can also use our Scholarship Search to help you pay for college.


In-State:

  • Tuition & Fees: 77%
  • Room & Board: 19%
  • Books & Supplies: 2%
  • Other Expenses: 2%
Tuition & Fees 77%
Room & Board 19%
Books & Supplies 2%
Other Expenses 2%

Out-Of-State

  • Tuition & Fees: 77%
  • Room & Board: 19%
  • Books & Supplies: 2%
  • Other Expenses: 2%
Tuition & Fees 77%
Room & Board 19%
Books & Supplies 2%
Other Expenses 2%

Graduate Tuition & Expenses

  In-State Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $37,950 $37,950

Financial Aid Received by Carnegie Mellon University Students

  Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 15% $6,516
Local Grant 4% $2,320
Institutional Grant 61% $22,620
Pell Grant 15% $4,183
Student Loans 47% $7,537
TOTAL FINANCIAL AID 76% $24,896

Required Financial Aid Forms

  • FAFSA
  • Institution’s own financial aid form

Types of Loans Available

  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • FFEL PLUS Loans
  • Federal Perkins Loans

Payment Plans

  • Tuition Management Systems

Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Officer
Linda M. Anderson
Director of Financial Aid
la18@andrew.cmu.edu

Financial Aid Office

P (412) 268-2082
F (412) 268-7837
@ thehub@andrew.cmu.edu

CMU Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Carnegie Scholarship $26,910 January 1
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship $7,500 January 29
Ohio College Opportunity Grant $1,872 October 1
Carl S. Micarelli Memorial Scholarship $1,500 April 1
Technology Scholarship $1,000 September 30
Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship $500 May 30

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