Graduate Programs Overview

Carnegie Mellon University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $47,326 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred ninety-seven graduate programs: 112 Master's, 75 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 3,256 students have been conferred Master's degree and 327 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCarnegie Mellon University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate School Students6,897 students
15 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$47,326
Student to Faculty5:1 (20.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 197 Graduate Programs
112 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Carnegie Mellon University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $47,326 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $633.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$46,441
Fees$885
Cost per Credit$633
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$15,550 (On-Campus) / $14,740 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,400 (On-Campus) / $1,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$65,276
Off-Campus Total$64,466
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$42,597$43,397$44,667$45,909$47,326

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Carnegie Mellon University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 579 major areas - 111 Master's , 74 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total3,256327342
Men2,008241212
Women1,2488613-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Visual And Performing Arts
Architecture
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
History
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Visual And Performing Arts
Architecture
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
History

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,519 students enrolled in Carnegie Mellon University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 6,897 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,347 male and 2,550 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,979 full-time and 918 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 15 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 366 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total6,897
Men Students4,347
Women Students2,550
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total6,897
Full-time Students5,979
Part-time Students918
By race/ethnicity 1,510 White, 160 Black, and 608 Asian students are attending at Carnegie Mellon University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total6,897
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian608
Black160
Hispanic177
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White1,510
Two or more races87
Un-Known402
136 students are younger than 22 and 182 students are older than 65. The school has 5,658 students aged between 22 and 30 and 921 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total6,897
21 & Under136
22-243,082
25-292,576
30-34729
35-39192
40 & Over182
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Carnegie Mellon University, 15 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 366 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment6,897
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses15
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses366
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses6,516
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses15
Pennsylvania Resident2
Other State In U.S.5
Outside of U.S.8



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