Financial Aid at Carnegie Mellon


Carnegie Mellon is proud of its commitment to need-based financial aid and has a financial aid program designed to provide you and your family with options to afford college. Specifically, our approach to judiciously awarding financial aid makes it possible for families from all economic backgrounds to afford a Carnegie Mellon education. 76% of first year students who applied for financial aid received need-based assistance.  


Types of Aid

Applying for financial aid can be a confusing process, especially if you're applying for the first time. We're here to help.

Review what types of aid are offered at Carnegie Mellon

The Value of Carnegie Mellon

There’s no denying it, a private college education is expensive. We hope that you'll consider an education from Carnegie Mellon to be an investment in your future.

Learn more about the value of a Carnegie Mellon education

Financial Aid Estimator

Carnegie Mellon provides two options for high school students and their families to receive an estimate of their financial eligibility.

Read more about receiving a Financial Aid Estimate

Financial Aid FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions