Carnegie Mellon University Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.06 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 164 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 13,258 (6,283 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 11% part-time, 89% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $43,397
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physics
Graduation Year: 2017

A very challenging program in the traditional physics sense, but infused with the creative spirit characteristic to CMU. The research options are very broad and many groups are on the cutting edge of unique fields. Pittsburgh is a great city to live in and the proximity of CMU to other universities creates a great educational atmosphere. The other physics graduate students are pretty awesome too, so it's easy to find a pick-me-up when the stress starts to get you down. Overall, I'm very happy here!
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physics
Graduation Year: 2017

Professors are kind. Students work hard. May need a more vast diversity of academic areas.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014

Its a fairly hard program, but if you can make it through, you can meet a lot of interesting people and learn a lot in the process.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2014

Very rigorous coursework and a lot of workload.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

The work load is as high as the tuition. But it is worthy.
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2013

Tuition is very high and scholarships/other funding (TA/RA) is very low in amount. Academically very challenging atmosphere and I am having a great learning experience.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Policy
Graduation Year: 2013

Pros: You will meet a lot of diverse students and you work with faculty who have worked in the fields they are teaching. There are tons of opportunities for networking with employers and entrepreneurs, and there are lots of resources to use to find employment. Cons: I think the program is too career-oriented, which makes classes less challenging than they could be.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2013

Pros: Strongly competitive Great Quality of education Cons: Lack of Social Life
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: well recognized in the finance industry, very high ranking and good staff members on campus Cons: not as well resourced as this is an off-site program from the main campus
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2013

Cee ais program is good but different from traditional civil work, if someone wants to study computional technology, it is the best.
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