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Carnegie Mellon University
  • Graduate School
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

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Carnegie Mellon is a private graduate school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 7,440 graduate students. Of the 87 graduate programs offered at Carnegie Mellon University, 9 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Carnegie Mellon University are Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, and Business Analytics. 8% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
7,440
Part-Time Grad Students
623
Research Assistants
2,991
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    62.3%
  • White
    20.9%
  • Asian
    7.3%
  • Unknown
    4.6%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • African American
    1.7%
  • Multiracial
    1.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Native American
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Driven
    45%
  • Down-to-earth
    18%
  • Intellectual
    36%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 9 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    56%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    22%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    22%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 11 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 11 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    27%
  • $50K-$75K
    18%
  • $25K-$50K
    36%
  • <$25K
    18%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 11 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    9%
  • $75K-$100K
    9%
  • $50-$75K
    27%
  • <$50K
    9%
  • Did not graduate yet
    45%
73%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 11 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$98,853
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,647
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$472,221
National
$217,500

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