How Much Does it Cost to Stay at Carnegie Mellon?
Did you know there will be additional costs in addition to tuition to go to college? Look into just how much extra the cost of living is at Carnegie Mellon.
How Room & Board Affects Your College Costs
Knowing the many expenses related to going to college can allow you to make the right decision. The costs of supplies, room, and board may add up fast!
Room and Board Costs & Expenses
Carnegie Mellon University offers students separate housing and dining options. The on-campus housing cost for any average student was $7,780 in 2016 - 2017, and the price of an average meal plan was $5,490.
Get an idea of what the prices at Carnegie Mellon University will likely be for on-campus housing, meals and additional fees by examining the next table.
|Room and Board||$13,270|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,400|
|Books and Supplies||$1,000|
Total of $69,335 in Room & Board Over 4 Years
For the past five years, Carnegie Mellon meal plans and housing costs have adjusted 3.5% on average each year. If today's trends proceed, this year's incoming freshman will be charged $16,595 in room, board and additional costs in their first year of school. Those students will likely wind up paying $17,078 in their 2nd year, and $17,575 in their 4th year.
Total room and board costs over four years will be $69,335; for just two years it will be $33,673.
Living on Carnegie Mellon Campus
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||3,621|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Room & Board Costs Higher Than Average
Carnegie Mellon room, board, books, supplies and other expenses cost students $15,670, which is over the average of $14,288.