About CMU

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) — private non-profit university. It is located in Pittsburgh, United States. CMU is working closely with Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which CMU is on top-50. CMU is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the USA. Thousands of students dream of studying here. THE (Times Higher Education Ranking) places the university in 28 position among universities with the most research output.

At CMU, you can get a bachelor, master and doctorate degree in different fields of study.

Pittsburgh, United States
Establishment year
International students
Female students
Acceptance rate

Place in ratings

Rating QS
Rating in the USA
Rating THE

CMU tuition fees

At CMU, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Locals and foreigners study at CMU for the same price — from 31,799 USD per year. The university has several scholarships and student financial support programs that help students cover part of their tuition costs. The cost of education and the availability of scholarships can be checked on the official website.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
Bachelorcitizens and foreigners
57,545 USD/year
Mastercitizens and foreigners
31,799 USD/year
Doctoratecitizens and foreigners
45,288 USD/year

Additional costs

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Room and board
on campus
15,550 USD/year
off campus
14,740 USD/year
Other expensestransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
1,400 USD/year
off campus
1,400 USD/year

Bachelor degree at CMU

Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 7.5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 102.


Master's degree at CMU

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter CMU for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 7. TOEFL — 84 or higher. CMU provides an opportunity to get a master's degree remotely.


Doctorate degree at CMU

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — TOEFL. TOEFL — 84.


CMU campus

The campus of CMU is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. Not only locals study at CMU, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in United States for 1 year. This time is enough to find a job and change your student visa to a work one. CMU graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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