Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School

Carnegie Mellon University (referred to as CMU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of CMU is $48,557 in average. The school has 8,943 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,002 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Carnegie Mellon University (referred to as CMU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
CMU Directory Information
School NameCarnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Address5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Phone412-268-2000
Webhttps://www.cmu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of CMU is $48,557 in average. The school has 8,943 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 16,002 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 314 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$48,557
Student Population8,943
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs314 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio5 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at CMU is $48,557 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $648.
CMU offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$47,629
Required Fees$928
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$648
CMU offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Carnegie Mellon University is $48,557. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.56% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$43,815$852
2019-2020$45,037$872
2020-2021$46,441$885
2021-2022$46,441$906
2022-2023$47,629$928
The graduate school tuition & fees of CMU is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $25,590 (public) / $20,439 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Carnegie Mellon University$48,557
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$19,660$21,495
Public$18,466$25,590
Private$20,439
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,886 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at CMU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 1.91% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,386. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.10% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$14,418$1,400$13,608$1,400
2019-2020$14,972$1,400$14,162$1,400
2020-2021$15,550$1,400$14,740$1,400
2021-2022$16,150$1,400$14,340$1,400
2022-2023$16,486$1,400$14,986$1,400
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $648 at Carnegie Mellon University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.37% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$608
2019-2020$629
2020-2021$633
2021-2022$633
2022-2023$648

Graduate Programs at CMU

Carnegie Mellon University offers 175 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,204 students have completed their study at Carnegie Mellon University.
Offered Degrees at Carnegie Mellon University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10002,780
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship660361
Post Bachelor's Degree8063
Post Master's Degree100
Total17503,204
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Carnegie Mellon University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Music Performance program with 38 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Information Technology program with 521 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Electrical and Electronics Engineering program with 33 completers.
Carnegie Mellon University offers 175 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 3,204 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,780 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 63 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 13 completers-
Architecture--
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology13-
Communication and Journalism [+] --
Journalism (other)--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 996 completers$108,000
Artificial Intelligence114-
Information Technology521-
Human-Centered Technology Design19-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)13-
Computer Science81-
Computer Graphics42-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications37-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance70-
Information Technology Project Management30-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)69-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)--
Engineering [+] 841 completers-
Engineering8-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering58-
Chemical Engineering35-
Civil Engineering57-
Civil Engineering (other)--
Computer Software Engineering117-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering337$113,000
Engineering Mechanics3-
Engineering Science8-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering121$78,200
Construction Engineering3-
Manufacturing Engineering1-
Operations Research1-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering63-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering5-
Engineering (other)22-
Engineering Technology [+] 50 completers-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician9-
Engineering/Industrial Management8-
Engineering Design29-
Engineering-Related Fields (other)4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)3-
English Language and Literature [+] 44 completers-
English Language and Literature--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing12-
Rhetoric and Composition11-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)21-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences--
Biometry/Biometrics18-
Computational Biology--
Neurobiology and Anatomy1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 50 completers-
Mathematics16-
Computational Mathematics--
Financial Mathematics--
Statistics34-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 93 completers-
Science, Technology and Society--
Behavioral Sciences5-
Computational Science52-
Human Computer Interaction23-
Sustainability Studies7-
Data Analytics, General6-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy3-
Logic6-
Physical Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Chemistry7-
Physics8-
Materials Science27-
Materials Sciences (other)3-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology1-
Psychology (other)--
Human Services [+] 117 completers-
Public Administration19$61,400
Public Policy Analysis98$66,300
Social Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics4-
International Relations and Affairs9-
Social Sciences (other)1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 126 completers-
Digital Arts--
Design and Visual Communications11-
Game and Interactive Media Design--
Design and Applied Arts (other)--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts-$33,200
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology--
Playwriting and Screenwriting3-
Directing and Theatrical Production8-
Costume Design1-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (other)7-
Art/Art Studies4-
Music--
Music Performance18-
Music Theory and Composition2-
Voice and Opera6-
Stringed Instruments5-
Music Pedagogy3-
Music Technology5-
Music (other)--
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management24$41,800
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management29-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management34$72,200
Business [+] 300 completers-
Business Administration and Management-$127,600
Operations Management and Supervision--
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)--
Management Information Systems3-
Management Science199-
Actuarial Science91-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)7-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total2,780
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
Architecture2-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 83 completers-
Artificial Intelligence33-
Information Technology13-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)7-
Computer Science28-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)2-
Engineering [+] 161 completers-
Engineering13-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering11-
Chemical Engineering30-
Civil Engineering6-
Civil Engineering (other)--
Computer Software Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering33-
Engineering Mechanics3-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering28-
Construction Engineering1-
Operations Research8-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering23-
Engineering (other)--
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician--
Engineering/Industrial Management1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)3-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing--
Rhetoric and Composition3-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biophysics1-
Biometry/Biometrics--
Computational Biology6-
Neuroscience2-
Neurobiology and Anatomy2-
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (other)2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 19 completers-
Mathematics6-
Computational Mathematics3-
Financial Mathematics--
Statistics10-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability--
Statistics (other)--
Mathematics and Statistics (other)--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Systems Science and Theory--
Science, Technology and Society--
Behavioral Sciences2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Logic3-
Physical Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Chemistry11-
Chemistry (other)--
Physics14-
Materials Science17-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology3-
Psychology (other)2-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Public Administration--
Public Policy Analysis2-
Public Policy Analysis (other)--
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Social Sciences (other)--
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Design and Visual Communications4-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business Administration and Management--
Operations Management and Supervision--
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)--
Management Information Systems and Services (other)--
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)2-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
History (other)--
Total361
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Information Technology1-
Engineering [+] --
Computer Software Engineering--
Engineering Technology [+] 12 completers-
Engineering Design12-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 38 completers-
Music Performance38-
Music Technology--
Music (other)--
Business [+] 12 completers-
Actuarial Science12-
Total63
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts [+] --
Music Performance--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at CMU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 8,943 students enrolled into Carnegie Mellon University graduate schools where it has total 16,002 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 8,148 full-time and 795 part-time graduate students. By gender, 5,461 male and 3,482 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,9435,4613,482
Full-time8,1484,9863,162
Part-tme795475320
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,476 White (16.50%), 173 Black/African American (1.93%), 225 Hispanic (2.52%), 820 Asian (9.17%), and 6,249 students with other races. 5,690 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,9435,4613,482
American Indian/Native American422
Asian820479341
Black/African American1739479
Hispanic22514283
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White1,476951525
Two More1176552
Un-Known434280154
Non-resident Alien5,6903,4462,244
Carnegie Mellon University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 546 graduate students (6.11% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,751 graduate students (19.58% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,943
Enrolled Online Exclusively546
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,751
Not in Online Courses6,646
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Carnegie Mellon University. 4,330 students are aged 20 to 24 (48.42% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 57 students are aged above 50 (0.64%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Carnegie Mellon University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,9435,4613,482
Age 18-19220
Age 20-2122512699
Age 22-244,1052,3921,713
Age 25-293,3382,1021,236
Age 30-34814549265
Age 35-39266161105
Age 40-491359639
Age 50-64553124
Over 64220
Age Un-Known101

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