Carnegie Mellon University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Mellon University is one of the best universities in the state of Pennsylvania. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Carnegie Mellon University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Carnegie Mellon University.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, Carnegie Mellon University is often abbreviated as CMU.

5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 268-2082
Email: [email protected] Web site:

Rankings: Carnegie Mellon University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 22
Score: 75
Peer college rating (out of 5) 4.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 31
Average freshman retention rate: 94.5%
6-year graduation rate: 87.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 89%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -2
Faculty resources ranking: 18
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 64.1%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 11.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 94.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 32
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1290-1500
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 73%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 93%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 37.9%
Financial resources rank: 23
Alumni giving rank: 50
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 20.1%

Essential Facts: Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 64%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 13%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 9%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook