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Carnegie Mellon Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Carnegie Mellon University Cost?

See current and projected tuition and fees for Carnegie Mellon University, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. In this Carnegie Mellon cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does Carnegie Mellon Charge for Tuition?

$58,524 In-State Tuition & Fees
$58,524 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at Carnegie Mellon University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $58,524 for undergraduates. There was no discount for in-state students.

Tuition & Fees$57,560$964$58,524

Carnegie Mellon University tuition and fees is the number charged to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Carnegie Mellon University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Carnegie Mellon Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. Carnegie Mellon University is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $58,524. In-state students pay the same as out-of state ones at Carnegie Mellon.

Take a look at the following chart to see how Carnegie Mellon University compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

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Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Carnegie Mellon University Financial Aid.

Carnegie Mellon Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.04% Tuition Increase
2.55% Fee Increase
$253,087 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for Carnegie Mellon University increased with an average annual rate of 2.05% over the past five years. Tuition by 2.04%, and fees by 2.55%. If costs keep growing at the same rate students will be charged $61,361 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for two years at Carnegie Mellon to be $123,979, and $253,087 for four years.

These numbers don't include room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Carnegie Mellon.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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