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Carnegie Mellon University PhD in Computer Engineering

4 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

The main focus area for this major is Software Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Computer Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Carnegie Mellon University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the doctor’s degree program in CE, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in CE from Carnegie Mellon Cost?

$47,326 Average Tuition and Fees

Carnegie Mellon Graduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Carnegie Mellon paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In StateOut of State

Does Carnegie Mellon Offer an Online PhD in CE?

Online degrees for the Carnegie Mellon CE doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Carnegie Mellon Online Learning page.

Carnegie Mellon Doctorate Student Diversity for CE

4 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
50.0% Women
There were 4 doctor’s degrees in CE awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 50.0% of the CE students who took home a doctor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 22.1%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those students who received a doctor’s degree at Carnegie Mellon in CE at 2019-2020, none were racial-ethnic minorities*.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American0
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students3
Other Races/Ethnicities1

PhD in CE Focus Areas at Carnegie Mellon

Computer Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
Software Engineering4

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Related MajorAnnual Graduates
General Engineering15
Biomedical Engineering10
Chemical Engineering21
Civil Engineering4
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*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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