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Carnegie Mellon University PhD in Electrical Engineering

43 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

Electrical Engineering is a concentration offered under the electrical engineering major at Carnegie Mellon University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major doctor’s degree program in EE, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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

$47,326 Average Tuition and Fees

Carnegie Mellon Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at Carnegie Mellon was $633 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-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 EE?

Carnegie Mellon does not offer an online option for its EE 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 EE

43 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
11.6% Women
7.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 43 doctor’s degrees in EE handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 11.6% of the students who received their PhD in EE in 2019-2020 were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 17.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in EE at Carnegie Mellon in 2019-2020, 7.0% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 9%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American0
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students37
Other Races/Ethnicities1


*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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