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Computer Software & Applications at Carnegie Mellon University

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Computer Software & Applications at Carnegie Mellon University

If you are interested in studying computer software and applications, you may want to check out the program at Carnegie Mellon University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Carnegie Mellon is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and approximately 14,180 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Software & Applications section at the bottom of this page.

Carnegie Mellon Computer Software & Applications Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Software

Carnegie Mellon Computer Software & Applications Rankings

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In 2019, 75 students received their master’s degree in computer software from Carnegie Mellon. This makes it the #12 most popular school for computer software master’s degree candidates in the country.

Computer Software Student Demographics at Carnegie Mellon

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the computer software majors at Carnegie Mellon University.

Carnegie Mellon Computer Software & Applications Master’s Program

47% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 75 students who earned a master's degree in Computer Software & Applications from Carnegie Mellon in 2018-2019, 53% were men and 47% were women.

Carnegie Mellon Gender Breakdown of Computer Software & Applications Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a master's in computer software.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Computer Software & Applications Majors at Carnegie Mellon University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 11
International Students 49
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Carnegie Mellon also has a doctoral program available in computer software. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Computer Software Grads May Go Into

A degree in computer software can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Carnegie Mellon University.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Software Applications Developers 28,260 $96,370
Computer Programmers 8,990 $85,800
Graphic Designers 8,710 $53,050
Database Administrators 5,390 $84,510
Web Developers 4,610 $72,030


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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