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Social Sciences 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 social sciences.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Carnegie Mellon

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Doctorate Degree in Social Sciences

Carnegie Mellon Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Carnegie Mellon was ranked #195 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #15 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 14
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 195
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 321
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 496
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 586
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 960

Popularity of Social Sciences at Carnegie Mellon

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Carnegie Mellon University handed out 66 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #586 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 10% over the previous year when 73 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Carnegie Mellon. This makes it the #343 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 1 students received their doctoral degrees in social sciences in 2019, making the school the #177 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Social Sciences Student Diversity at Carnegie Mellon

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

Carnegie Mellon Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 66 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from Carnegie Mellon in 2018-2019, 53% were men and 47% were women.

Carnegie Mellon Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Carnegie Mellon University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 17
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 12
Other Races 5

Carnegie Mellon Social Sciences Master’s Program

Of the 6 students who earned a master's degree in Social Sciences from Carnegie Mellon in 2018-2019, 67% were men and 33% were women.

Carnegie Mellon Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at Carnegie Mellon University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 2
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Social Sciences Majors

Social Sciences 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
Economics 49
International Relations & National Security 24

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 41
History 22
Communication & Journalism 1

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