Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Schools

Carnegie Mellon University (referred to as CMU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University is $45,909 in average. The school has 7,440 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,029 including undergraduate students.

Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School Overview

Carnegie Mellon University (referred to as CMU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Carnegie Mellon UniversityDirectory Information
School NameCarnegie Mellon University (referred to as 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University is $45,909 in average. The school has 7,440 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,029 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 186 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 10 programs are available online classes.
CMU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$45,909
Student Population7,440
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs186 graduate programs
(10 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University is $45,909 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $629. Carnegie Mellon University offers the alternative tuition plans.
CMU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$45,037
Required Fees$872
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$629
Carnegie Mellon University 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 Carnegie Mellon University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at CMU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)10 Online Programs Available
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

Carnegie Mellon University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Carnegie Mellon University is $45,909. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.78% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$40,625$746
2016-2017$41,807$790
2017-2018$42,563$834
2018-2019$43,815$852
2019-2020$45,037$872
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,372 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Carnegie Mellon University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.50% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,562. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.69% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Carnegie Mellon University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$12,830$1,400--
2016-2017$13,270$1,400--
2017-2018$13,784$1,400--
2018-2019$14,418$1,400$13,608$1,400
2019-2020$14,972$1,400$14,162$1,400
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $629 at Carnegie Mellon University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.45% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Carnegie Mellon University
Tuition
2015-2016$565
2016-2017$581
2017-2018$592
2018-2019$608
2019-2020$629

Graduate Programs at CMU

Carnegie Mellon University offers 188 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,712 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 Degree10873,336
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship721322
Post Bachelor's Degree7154
Post Master's Degree100
Total18893,712

Carnegie Mellon University offers 188 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,712 students have completed their studies.
  • 3,336 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 54 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 11 completers-
Architecture0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning6-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 1 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism (other)0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1,077 completers$108,000
Computer and Information Sciences0$108,000
Artificial Intelligence75-
Information Technology664-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)22-
Computer Science48-
Computer Graphics75-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications88-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance88-
Information Technology Project Management0-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)17-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
Engineering [+] (4 completers) 1,055 completers-
Engineering2-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering37-
Chemical Engineering54-
Civil Engineering103-
Civil Engineering (other)0-
Computer Software Engineering136-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering430$113,000
Engineering Mechanics1-
Engineering Science30-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering127$78,200
Construction Engineering4-
Manufacturing Engineering0-
Operations Research2-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering99-
Engineering (other)29-
Engineering Technology [+] 68 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician14-
Engineering/Industrial Management10-
44-
Engineering-Related Fields (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)8-
English Language And Literature [+] 34 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing11-
Rhetoric and Composition8-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)15-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 56 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Biometry/Biometrics23-
Computational Biology1-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)31-
Neurobiology and Anatomy0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 52 completers-
Mathematics17-
Computational Mathematics0-
Financial Mathematics0-
Statistics35-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 92 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Science, Technology and Society0-
Behavioral Sciences2-
Computational Science59-
Human Computer Interaction27-
Sustainability Studies4-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy0-
Logic4-
Physical Sciences [+] 63 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry6-
Polymer Chemistry0-
Physics13-
Materials Science44-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology3-
Psychology (other)1-
Human Services [+] 141 completers-
0-
Public Administration27$61,400
Public Policy Analysis114$66,300
Public Policy Analysis (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics (other)1-
International Relations and Affairs6-
Social Sciences (other)0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 150 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts2-
Design and Visual Communications8-
Game and Interactive Media Design20-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0$33,200
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology0-
Playwriting and Screenwriting6-
Directing and Theatrical Production4-
Costume Design2-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (other)8-
Art/Art Studies7-
Music0-
Music Performance21-
Music Theory and Composition3-
Conducting0-
Keyboard Instruments0-
Voice and Opera1-
Stringed Instruments16-
Music Pedagogy1-
Music Technology3-
Music (other)0-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management22$41,800
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management26-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 46 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management46$72,200
Business [+] (6 completers) 438 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management312$127,600
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0-
Accounting1-
Business/Managerial Economics4-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies4-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)0-
Finance6-
Organizational Behavior Studies1-
Management Information Systems5-
Actuarial Science101-
Marketing/Marketing Management1-
Telecommunications Management3-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total3,336
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 2 completers-
Architecture0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 54 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Artificial Intelligence21-
Information Technology12-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)3-
Computer Science18-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)0-
Engineering [+] 143 completers-
Engineering15-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering17-
Civil Engineering8-
Civil Engineering (other)0-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering42-
Engineering Mechanics1-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering24-
Construction Engineering1-
Operations Research6-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering25-
Engineering (other)1-
Engineering Technology [+] 2 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician1-
Engineering/Industrial Management1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)6-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Rhetoric and Composition5-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biophysics1-
Biometry/Biometrics0-
Computational Biology1-
Neuroscience0-
Neurobiology and Anatomy0-
Neurobiology and Neurosciences (other)1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics7-
Computational Mathematics0-
Financial Mathematics0-
Statistics7-
Mathematical Statistics and Probability0-
Statistics (other)2-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Science, Technology and Society0-
Behavioral Sciences2-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy0-
Logic9-
Physical Sciences [+] 49 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry16-
Chemistry (other)0-
Physics14-
Materials Science19-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology4-
Psychology (other)0-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Public Policy Analysis (other)1-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics (other)0-
Social Sciences (other)1-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 3 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications3-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0-
Accounting0-
Business/Managerial Economics1-
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations (other)0-
Finance2-
Organizational Behavior Studies2-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Telecommunications Management0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
History (other)0-
Total322
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Technology0-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Software Engineering0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 54 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance53-
Music Technology1-
Music (other)0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration0-
Actuarial Science0-
Total54
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Music Performance0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at CMU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,440 students enrolled into Carnegie Mellon University graduate schools where it has total 14,029 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,817 full-time and 623 part-time students. By gender, 4,745 male and 2,695 female students are attending Carnegie Mellon University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Carnegie Mellon University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Carnegie Mellon University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,4404,7452,695
Full-time6,8174,3292,488
Part-tme623416207
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Carnegie Mellon University.
There are 1,545 White (20.77%), 153 Black/African American (2.06%), 162 Hispanic (2.18%), 575 Asian (7.73%), and 5,005 students with other races. 4,566 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Carnegie Mellon University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,4404,7452,695
American Indian/Native American101
Asian575357218
Black/African American1539657
Hispanic16211052
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White1,545999546
Two More723933
Un-Known363255108
Non-resident Alien4,5662,8871,679
Carnegie Mellon University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 22 graduate students (0.30% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 828 graduate students (11.13% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Carnegie Mellon University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Carnegie Mellon University
Number of Students
Total7,440
Enrolled Online Exclusively22
Enrolled Some Online Courses828
Not in Online Courses6,590
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Carnegie Mellon University. 3,568 students are aged 20 to 24 (47.96% of total students), 5 students are aged below 20 (0.07%), 39 students are aged above 50 (0.52%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Carnegie Mellon University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Carnegie Mellon University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,4404,7452,695
Under 18110
Age 18-19413
Age 20-21271152119
Age 22-243,2971,9971,300
Age 25-292,7531,789964
Age 30-34719507212
Age 35-3921316449
Age 40-4914110239
Age 50-6439309
Age Un-Known220

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