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Carnegie Mellon Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Carnegie Mellon students.

Carnegie Mellon Student Population

13,519 Total Students
6,341 Undergraduates
5,979 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Carnegie Mellon University?

Carnegie Mellon total enrollment is approximately 13,519 students. 6,341 are undergraduates and 5,979 are graduate students.

Carnegie Mellon Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Carnegie Mellon undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Carnegie Mellon Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 2,201
White 1,568
International 1,038
Hispanic 587
Unknown 422
Multi-Ethnic 273
Black or African American 250
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Carnegie Mellon Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 37% of full-time grad students are women, and 63% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Carnegie Mellon Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 3,641
White 1,150
Asian 478
Unknown 345
Hispanic 150
Black or African American 136
Multi-Ethnic 74
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Carnegie Mellon Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 5,014
White 3,171
Asian 2,895
Unknown 860
Hispanic 788
Black or African American 415
Multi-Ethnic 367
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Carnegie Mellon University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 4,315
Asian 295
Black or African American 231
Multi-Ethnic 69
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Carnegie Mellon.

Carnegie Mellon Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 5,836 female students and 7,683 male students at Carnegie Mellon.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Carnegie Mellon is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.07 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about Carnegie Mellon faculty.

There are approximately 2,544 female teachers and 3,233 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

86.98% Out of State
19.39% Out of the Country

Carnegie Mellon ranks 21 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

86.98% of Carnegie Mellon students come from out of state, and 19.39% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  99 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 42 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 208
New Jersey 167
Pennsylvania 161
New York 154
Florida 67

International Students at Carnegie Mellon

Students from 102 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Carnegie Mellon.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.97% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  74.06 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Carnegie Mellon, 42.97% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 3,798
20-21 2,990
18-19 2,970
25-29 2,773
30-34 762
35 and over 405
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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