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Carnegie Mellon University PhD in Chemical Engineering

21 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

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

Chemical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Carnegie Mellon University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the doctor’s degree program in chem eng, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Chem Eng 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. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $46,441 $46,441
Fees $885 $885

Does Carnegie Mellon Offer an Online PhD in Chem Eng?

Carnegie Mellon does not offer an online option for its chem eng doctor’s degree program 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 Chem Eng

21 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
28.6% Women
14.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 21 doctor’s degrees in chem eng awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 28.6% of the students who received their PhD in chem eng in 2019-2020 were women. This is about the same as the countrywide number of 30.3%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 14.3% of the chem eng doctor’s degrees at Carnegie Mellon in 2019-2020. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 15%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 6
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

PhD in Chem Eng Focus Areas at Carnegie Mellon

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Chemical Engineering 21

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to chemical engineering.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Engineering 15
Biomedical Engineering 10
Civil Engineering 4
Computer Engineering 4
Electrical Engineering 43

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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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