Student Financial Aid - Carnegie Mellon University

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Financial aid contact information

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: The financial aid information and instructions on this website are for upperclass students only. Please contact the Office of Admission for financial aid application information and instructions. 

INCOMING FRESHMEN: You may reference financial aid information on the Now That I'm Enrolled website. For questions, please contact the Office of Admission through June 30. Beginning July 1, contact The HUB


CMU & SALT: Your path to financial literacy

CMU has partnered with American Student Assistance's SALT program, a financial literacy program designed to provide students with clear and personalized information so they can easily manage their money and student loans. This service is free for all CMU students. Learn more.


Are you eligible for a tax credit?

The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit are tax benefits available to help eligible students and families offset the costs of higher education by reducing the amount of income tax. Learn more about tax benefits.

Loan Disbursement Dates

Loan Term Dates Disbursement Dates
2015-2016 Academic Year 8/31/15 - 5/10/16 8/24/15 - 1/4/16
2015 Fall Semester 8/31/15 - 12/21/15 8/24/15
2016 Spring Semester 1/11/16 - 5/10/16 1/4/16