Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. Also, learn how Carnegie Mellon ranks among other schools offering degrees in engineering.

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Engineering Degrees Available at Carnegie Mellon

Carnegie Mellon Engineering Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for engineering majors, Carnegie Mellon came in at #15. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #1 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 6
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 8
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 9
Best Engineering Master’s Degree Schools 9
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 13
Best Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 17
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 17
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 18
Best Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 30
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 30
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 95
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Engineering 154

Popularity of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Carnegie Mellon University handed out 534 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #21 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 21% over the previous year when 534 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 917 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Carnegie Mellon. This makes it the #7 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 144 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2020, making the school the #17 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Carnegie Mellon Engineering Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Carnegie Mellon University.

Carnegie Mellon Engineering Bachelor’s Program

The engineering program at Carnegie Mellon awarded 421 bachelor's degrees in 2019-2020. About 54% of these degrees went to men with the other 46% going to women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a bachelor's in engineering.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 113
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 59
White 131
Non-Resident Aliens 56
Other Races 46

Carnegie Mellon Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 1,038 students who graduated with a Master’s in engineering from Carnegie Mellon in 2020, 69% were men and 31% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a master's in engineering.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 90
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 99
Non-Resident Aliens 737
Other Races 54

Engineering Majors

Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Electrical Engineering 585
Mechanical Engineering 305
Chemical Engineering 128
Computer Engineering 121
Robotics Engineering 116
Civil Engineering 101
Biomedical Engineering 97
General Engineering 46
Other Engineering 39
Engineering Science 36
Construction Engineering 5
Environmental Engineering 4
Manufacturing Engineering 4
Operations Research 3
Engineering Mechanics 3

Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 1,432
Mathematics & Statistics 332
Physical Sciences 223
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 110
Engineering Technologies 104

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