Carnegie Mellon University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$33,657/ year
National
$15,403
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $24,113/ year
  • $30-48k
    $23,425/ year
  • $49-75k
    $25,882/ year
  • $76-110k
    $31,325/ year
  • $110k+
    $44,518/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$52,310/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$52,310/ year
Average Housing Costs
$13,270/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,490/ year
Books & Supplies
$1,000/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
34%
Average Loan Amount
$8,109/ year
National
$6,857

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
59%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,132/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    11%
  • State Grant Aid
    3%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    50%
  • Pell Grant
    11%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $7,275
  • State Grant Aid
    $2,302
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $28,443
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,469
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 122 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    26%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    22%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    11%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    15%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    26%

Overall Value

Value
A+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
74%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.39 responses
Graduation Rate
88%
National
48%
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