In general, Carnegie Mellon University is a extremely selective selective school. Around 27,600 applications are received by Carnegie Mellon University every year. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 16 percent which equates to 4,294 students who were successful in the admission process of the institution. However, when the term starts, only about 1,600 or 37% 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 48 percent of those accepted women chose Carnegie Mellon University and 51 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: ACT/SAT scores, 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 33 - 35 or a 1,460 - 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 credit.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
27,634
Male 16,756
Female 10,878

 

Acceptance
4,294
Male 2,010
Female 2,284

 

Enrollment Total
1,600
Male 824
Female 776


Acceptance Rate
15.5%
Male
12%
Female
21%

 

Yield
37.3%
Male
41%
Female
34%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    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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