Carnegie Mellon University

Our 2017 Graduates

2017 Destination Outcomes
2017 Destination Outcomes

Admissions & Enrollment Statistics

Ph.D. Admissions Academic Year 2014-15 Academic Year 2015-16 Academic Year 2016-17
Number of students applied 293 232 280
Number of students admitted 24 34 31
Number of students enrolled 6 15 10
Ph.D. Enrollment Fall 2017 5 Year Average
Total Enrollment 50 50
Female 14% 13%
Minority 0% 2%
International 60% 65%
Ph.D. Degree Completion Rates as of Fall 2017 Graduated Still Enrolled Left program
2010 Cohort 64% 0% 36%
2011 Cohort 64% 9% 27%
2012 Cohort 44% 33% 22%
Ph.D. Time to Degree Median Time to Degree
2014-15 Graduating Class 4.9
2015-16 Graduating Class 5.7
2015-17 Graduating Class 5.8

Placement Information

2017 Graduates

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • CVA Strat, Morgan Stanley, New York, NY
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Upsalla University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Data Scientist, Viome, New York, NY
  • Vice President of Portfolio Optimization and Management, WorldQuant, Old Greenwich, CT
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2016 Graduates

  • Post-doctoral Associate, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Software Developer (2), Epic Systems (2), Madison, WI
  • Software Engineer, Heap, San Francisco, CA
  • IB Quantitative Research/Risk Management, J.P. Morgan Chase, New York, NY
  • Associate, Morgan Stanley, Unknown, NY
  • Research Assistant Professor, Penn State University, State College, PA
  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
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2015 Graduates

  • Software Engineer, Google, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Quantitative Strategist, KANERAI, Unknown, NY
  • Machine Learning Researcher, Waynaut, Milan, Italy
  • Software Engineer, Whatsapp, San Francisco, CA
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