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Carnegie Mellon University PhD in General Engineering

15 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
$94,408 Average Salary

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

General 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 engineering, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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

$47,326 Average Tuition and Fees

Carnegie Mellon Graduate Tuition and Fees

Part-time graduates at Carnegie Mellon paid an average of $633 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for graduate student.

In StateOut of State

How Much Can You Make With a PhD in Engineering From Carnegie Mellon?

$94,408 Average Salary
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engineering who receive their doctor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon make an average of $94,408 a year during the early days of their career. That is about the same as the national average of $0.


Does Carnegie Mellon Offer an Online PhD in Engineering?

Carnegie Mellon does not offer an online option for its engineering 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 Engineering

15 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
26.7% Women
13.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2019-2020 academic year, 15 students received their doctor’s degree in engineering. The gender and racial-ethnic breakdown of those individuals is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their doctor’s degree in engineering in 2019-2020, 26.7% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 24.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 13.3% of the engineering doctor’s degrees at Carnegie Mellon in 2019-2020. This is higher than the nationwide number of 9%.

Race/EthnicityNumber of Students
Black or African American2
Hispanic or Latino0
Native American or Alaska Native0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander0
International Students8
Other Races/Ethnicities1

PhD in Engineering Focus Areas at Carnegie Mellon

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

Focus AreaAnnual Graduates
General Engineering15

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

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering10
Chemical Engineering21
Civil Engineering4
Computer Engineering4
Electrical Engineering43

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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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