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Monday 7.4.2022

National Application Center :: campus tours :: Carnegie Mellon University costs & financial aid

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Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3891

Official telephone: (412) 268-2000
Fax number: (412) 268-7838
Website: www.cmu.edu/
Screen last updated on: December 2021

The financial aid information below is valid for the 2021 academic year.

FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
Financial aid homepage: https://
admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/
pages/
net-price-calculator

EXPENSES
Undergraduate tuition: $57,560; $57,560 out-of-state
Book fees: $2,400
Combined room and board expenses: $16,160

APPLYING FOR AID

Required form Priority date Rolling? Closing date
FAFSAN/AnoFebruary 15
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILEN/AnoN/A
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's StatementN/AnoN/A
federal income tax form(s)N/AnoN/A

Date award notification begins: April 1
Applied for financial aid:
63% of first-year students
49% of full-time undergraduates
Determined to have financial need:
66% of first-year students
82% of full-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any financial aid:
100% of first-year students
99% of full-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received need-based self-help aid:
94% of first-year students
95% of full-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received any non-need-based gift aid:
26% of first-year students
24% of full-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid whose need was fully met (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
97% of first-year students
81% of full-time undergraduates
Average percent of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
100% for first-year students
98% for full-time undergraduates
Average financial aid package (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$48,674 for first-year students
$49,988 for full-time undergraduates
Average need-based gift award:
$44,186 for first-year students
$44,565 for full-time undergraduates
Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$6,045 for first-year students
$7,295 for full-time undergraduates
Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$3,358 for first-year students
$4,513 for full-time undergraduates
Students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
2% of first-year students
5% of full-time undergraduates
Average award to students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
$9,860 for first-year students
$37,835 for full-time undergraduates
School participates in Federal Work-Study Program: yes

TYPES OF AID AVAILABLE
Types of loans available:
  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • Federal Perkins Loans
Need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • need-based (general)
  • Federal Pell Grants
  • SEOG
  • state scholarships/grants
  • college/university scholarships/grants (institutional funds)
  • private scholarships/grants
Non-need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • non-need-based (general)

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