Graduate Programs Overview

Carnegie Mellon University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $47,347 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
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate School Students6,897 students
15 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$47,347
Student to Faculty5:1 (20.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 197 Graduate Programs
112 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $47,347 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $633.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$633
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$16,150 (On-Campus) / $14,340 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,400 (On-Campus) / $1,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$65,897
Off-Campus Total$64,087
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$43,397$44,667$45,909$47,326$47,347

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 197 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
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.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
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
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

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
Men Students4,347
Women Students2,550
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races87
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
21 & Under136
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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