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Carnegie Mellon University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$70
Undergrad Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Phone: (412) 268-2000
General Site: www.cmu.edu/
Admissions: http://my.cmu.edu/portal/site/admission/home/
Application: http://my.cmu.edu/portal/site/admission/apply_now

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • From NJ
  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    You are not your major, nor are you your grades. If you forget this, you can quickly force yourself into a slump, don't do that to yourself. Meet people, try to breathe outside of your coursework, and for the love of God, DO NOT TAKE MORE THAN 5 COURSES. Many times you will regret forcing yourself into that position, it is often NOT fun.

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  • Oscar from Pittsburgh, PA
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Don't just apply to one college. Take note of CMU's inter-college transfer. Applying to more than one can be beneficial. Don't get fixated on just one thing here, there are so many other opportunities to explore who you are, and to find what you love to do.

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  • Bushra from Pakistan
  • Mar-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Work experience prior to applying can count a lot and it should be closely related to the degree program your applying to.

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  • Theodore from Butler, PA
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Get ready to work hard, compete, and come out a better student, more prepared for life after college.

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