In general, Carnegie Mellon University is a extremely selective school. Around 32,900 applications are received by Carnegie Mellon University every year. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 14 percent which equates to 4,605 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the term starts, only about 2,000 or 43% of the candidates will have chosen Carnegie Mellon University as their school of choice. The school tends to see 60 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 39 percent who are women. When the term commences, about 51 percent of those accepted women chose Carnegie Mellon University and 48 percent were men. Carnegie Mellon University’s undergraduate application fee is $75. To submit your application to Carnegie Mellon University, you will need to present these documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. Prospective students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Carnegie Mellon University when filling out the application. Usually, an ACT score of 34 - 35 or a 1,480 - 1,560 SAT score is the range in which applicants have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits and Dual enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

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Student SAT Scores

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75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
32,896
Male 19,878
Female 13,018

 

Acceptance
4,605
Male 2,222
Female 2,382

 

Enrollment Total
1,980
Male 967
Female 1,013


Acceptance Rate
14%
Male
11.2%
Female
18.3%

 

Yield
43%
Male
43.5%
Female
42.5%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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