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2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

When considering the cost of higher education, you’ll want to consider the overall cost of attendance, which includes tuition, fees, room and dining, books and a transportation estimate. You can complete the Net Price Calculator to receive an estimate of your financial aid eligibility.

 

 

RESIDENT

COMMUTER

Tuition

$57,560

$57,560

Orientation Fee (fall semester only)

$400

$400

Activity Fee

$270

$270

Transportation Fee

$244

$244

Media Fee

$10

$10

Technology Fee

$440

$440

Room & Fees 1

$9,614

$0

Dining

$6,536

$3,268

Books/Supplies & Miscellaneous 3

$2,400

$2,400

Travel Allowance 3,4

$0

$680

TOTAL:

$77,474

$65,272

Carnegie Mellon only offers financial aid to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and DACA recipients. If you're an international student who plans to enroll at Carnegie Mellon, you and your family must assume the total cost of attendance.


Notes

The university reserves the right to change its charges without notice.

All incoming first-year students are required to live on campus. The cost for room and dining is an estimate based on a standard double room in university housing, a dining plan contract and the residence hall activity fee. Some students may be housed in triples and quads at lower rates, without a reduction in their eligibility for financial aid. Permission for first-year students to commute must be granted by Student Affairs. Off-campus room rate is estimated at resident room rate minus $1,500.

2 The commuter dining amount is estimated at 50% of first-year resident dining. For returning students, resident and off-campus dining is estimated using first-year resident dining minus $310.

3 These expenses will not appear on your student account.

4 Travel allowance for resident and off-campus students varies based on home state.This allowance will range from $0 to $1,500.

+In addition, health insurance coverage is required at an estimated cost of $2,603/year for all students unless a waiver is granted for students covered under their family’s health plan.