All But Dissertation (ABD)-The HUB - Carnegie Mellon University

All But Dissertation (ABD) / Pre-Dissertation Program (PDP)

2017-2018 Cost of Attendance

Academic YearFallSpring

Tuition

*See below

*See below

*See below

Student Activities Fee

$214

$107

$107

Room

8,914

4,457

4,457

Board

5,350

2,675

2,675

Books and Supplies

2,212

1,106

1,106

Health Insurance

2,039

2,039

0

Personal and Misc.

2,496

1,248

1,248

Travel Allowance

1,070

535

535

Transportation Fee

210

105

105

Technology Fee

410

205

205

TOTAL

$22,915 + tuition

$12,477 + tuition

$10,438 + tuition

As of March 21, 2017

*Tuition rates are charged by the individual college or school. The majority of ABD/PDP programs register for 5 units per semester. If your program requires additional units, your tuition is charged per unit.


College/School Tuition Rates

College/SchoolAcademic Year TuitionPer Unit Rate
ARC $35,980 $499
ART 34,730 482
DES 40,000 555
DRA 34,500 479
MUS 36,900 512
CIT 43,000 597
ETC 47,974 666
DC (HSS) 42,770 594
INI 46,000 639
MCS 43,000 600
SCS 43,000 600
HEINZ 46,870 598
As of March 21, 2017

Notes:

  • Student Activities Fee, Technology Fee and Transportation Fee are standard required fees.
  • An average Direct Student Loan Fee of $186 is included in the miscellaneous allowance.
  • If a student chooses to borrow a Federal Grad PLUS Loan, an additional $945 in loan fees will be added to the cost of attendance.
  • Please note the above tuition rates are for reference only. The actual tuition rates may vary depending upon the department or program of study. For the actual tuition rate for your department or program of study, please reference your student account on SIO or follow up with your departmental administrator.