Cost of Attendance
Full-time graduate tuition for 2014-2015 academic year is $41,000.
Part-time graduate tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year is $570 per unit.
Housing and health insurance usually compose the major cost for school other than tuition. For information regarding tuition and other related costs please visit the HUB website.
Graduate housing is not provided by Carnegie Mellon. However Pittsburgh has a variety of affordable housing options, friendly neighborhoods, and easily accessible public transportation. Carnegie Mellon's Community Housing Services team helps new students find apartments within walking distance to campus or near the university's shuttle bus route. Their website also has great links to resources about cost of living in the area.
All full-time students must carry adequate health insurance. Insurance plans must be employer or government-sponsored group programs and meet certain minimum standards for coverage. Health care and medical insurance for graduate students and their families is available and more details can be found on the Student Health Service website.
There is no university funding provided for the MII-PS degree. Teaching or research assistantships are available to Ph.D. students only. All enrolled students, or their employers, are responsible for payment in full for tuition and expenses. Some students do secure external funding. You are welcome to explore the HUB website for information about graduate student financial aid [pdf], the Office of Graduate Education and the College of Engineering websites for external funding opportunities.
Student Consumer Information
Student Consumer Information - All institutions that participate in federal student financial aid programs (e.g., Pell grants, federal student loans, Federal Work -Study) are required by the federal government to make student consumer information available to enrolled and prospective students.
Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Additional information about Carnegie Mellon University's accreditation and state authorizations can be review here.