PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 122 English Language and Literature programs


Range of Rankings
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8-31

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 122 English Language and Literature programs


Range of Rankings
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40-84

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Verbal GRE
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668

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

All Students

FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$33,141
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$418
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$460

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
NA

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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$10,840
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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$1,400

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

Type of Financial Support
Source: SED, 2000–2004

How 2000–2004 English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric doctorate recipients from Carnegie Mellon University paid for their graduate educations


Primary Form of Support

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP
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43%*
RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
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0%*
FELLOWSHIP / FOREIGN GOVERNMENT SUPPORT
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24%*
OWN FUNDS / LOANS / MONEY FROM FAMILY
32%*
OTHER
0%*

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
100%

Tuition Remission
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Tuition paid by 2000–2004 English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric doctorate recipients from Carnegie Mellon University


Median tuition remission

70%*

Amount of Tuition Remission Granted

NO TUITION REMISSION
21%*
LESS THAN 1/3 OF TUITION
3%*
1/3 TO 2/3 OF TUITION
9%*
MORE THAN 2/3 OF TUITION
67%*

Graduate School Debt
Source: SED, 2000–2004

Debt for 2000–2004 English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric doctorate recipients from Carnegie Mellon University


Median graduate school debt
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$0

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

7.8

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 8 years

59%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
NO

Employment Stats at Graduation

Job / contract / definite commitment
65%*
Negotiating with specific organizations
2%*
Still seeking
34%*
Other
0%*

Type of Job

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Postdoc
7%*
Educational institution (nonpostdoctoral position)
91%*
Private sector
2%*
Government
0%*

Primary Job Responsibilities

(For those with a definite commitment at graduation)

Research and development
2%*
Teaching
97%*
Management or administration
1%*
Professional services to individuals
0%*

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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16

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
NO

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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YES
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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YES
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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NO

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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NO
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 122 English Language and Literature programs


Range of Rankings
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7-27

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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17.6
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.0

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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11%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.8

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 122 English Language and Literature programs


Range of Rankings
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65-104

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
50%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
0%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
36%
FEMALE
64%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS
89%*
PERMANENT RESIDENTS
3%*
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
8%*

Race / Ethnicity
MINORITY
7%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
70%
FEMALE
30%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
55%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
45%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
2%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
9%
WHITE
32%
HISPANIC / LATINO
2%
UNKNOWN
55%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
76%
PART TIME
24%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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18
Interdisciplinary faculty
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0%

Total Students
Source: NRC, 2006

Total
33
First year
7.2

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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1.8

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric degrees from Carnegie Mellon University


Master's degrees/year

0.4

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(412) 268-2000 ext. 2000


Location

5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all English, Literature, Cultural Theory and Rhetoric degree recipients from Carnegie Mellon University and may include graduates from more than one program.