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Carnegie Mellon University

Women's WCLA Contact: Maija Ranta
Profile
Size
8 / 10
6,589 Undergrads / 14,029 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$30,847 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
17% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
97%
Overall Graduation Rate
89%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
75% / 89%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • India
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • China
Where Grads Work
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • Oracle
  • Intel Corporation
  • Amazon
  • Deloitte
  • Apple
  • General Motors
  • Cisco
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Boeing
  • Accenture
  • PwC
  • Qualcomm
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Information Technology
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Operations
  • Program and Project Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Product Management
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
660 - 750
Math
750 - 800
Total
1390 - 1540
ACT
English
33 - 35
Math
32 - 35
Composite
33 - 35

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 660 - 760 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 24,351 14,921 9,430
% Admitted 17% 13% 24%
% Admits That Enroll 38% 41% 35%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.76
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (26%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (12%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (11%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (10%)
    Business (9%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (8%)
    Physical Sciences (7%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Architecture (3%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Psychology (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Health Professions
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    History
    Foreign Languages
    Engineering Technology
    Education
    Communication & Journalism
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $30,847

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$55,465
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$14,418
    Personal Expenses$1,400
     
    Sticker Price$72,283

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    59% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship50%$39,213
    Federal Grants15%$6,908
    Pell Grants15%$4,640
    Other Federal11%$2,996
    State & Local Grants2%$3,013
    Institutional Grants49%$37,266
     
    Student Loans35%$6,401
    Federal Loans35%$4,008
    Other Loans4%$22,723

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $1.87 Billion $133,451

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,462.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $24,500 $281

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,370 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $83,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.51 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 75% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 13 11
    Fondling 5 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 21 9
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority graduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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