Carnegie Mellon University

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5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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The Carnegie Institute of Technology at Carnegie Mellon University has a rolling application deadline. The application fee is $65 for U.S. residents and $65 for international students. Its tuition is full-time: $40,000 per year and part-time: $1,667 per credit. The 2013 Ph.D. student-faculty ratio is 5.0:1. The Carnegie Institute of Technology at Carnegie Mellon University has 248 full-time faculty on staff.

Graduate students at the Carnegie Mellon Institute of Technology have many ways to make their advanced engineering degree more robust. Students have about 10 interdisciplinary majors to choose from, each completed in conjunction with other departments at Carnegie Mellon, including the highly ranked Tepper School of Business. Engineering students can pursue course-based or research-based master’s degrees, and Ph.D. programs are offered in most departments.

Students also have the option to give their education a global slant with study and research programs in Chile, Portugal, and Japan. For students short on time, there is an accelerated master’s program in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management, which takes a year to complete. Undergraduates at Carnegie Mellon University can also complete an accelerated master’s in one year after graduation.

Faculty and students are actively engaged in research projects, and there are about 30 research centers on campus. The Carnegie Mellon University campus is located in Pittsburgh, Pa., and no graduate students can live on campus. The school also has facilities in Silicon Valley, where some students can live. At that campus, students can complete master’s degrees in software engineering and software management full or part time.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $65
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Application fee (international students) $65


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 248
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 5.0:1

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 2,871
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $40,000 per year
part-time: $1,667 per credit

Required fees $688 per year

* Engineering School Overview details based on 2013 data

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