Carnegie Mellon University


Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University


Carnegie Mellon University is helping to shape the world through education, research and outreach.

The campus atmosphere offers opportunities to engage in groundbreaking research. And it's not just graduate students. Undergrads often work alongside professors who are leaders in their fields.

Approximately 96 percent of faculty members have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in their field. Ninety-nine percent of all undergraduate classes are taught by faculty, who often teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. 

The Basics

SettingThe Carnegie Mellon campus sits inside the city limits in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood.
School TypeUSA University
TuitionUS$60,000 – $62,000
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Nearest CityPittsburgh
Year Founded1900
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring
Level OfferedUndergraduate, graduate and professional programs
EnrollmentApproximately 12,000 students
International Students17%
Student-Teacher Ratio10:1

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Academic Programs

Seven distinguished schools and colleges: Carnegie Institute of Technology (College of Engineering), College of Fine Arts, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tepper School of Business, H. John Heinz III College (Public Policy & Information Systems), Mellon College of Science, School of Computer Science



Athletics facilities: University Center Entrance from Track, Overhead view of Gesling Stadium, University Center Cardio Machine Room, Campus Tennis Courts, Skibo Gym, UC Wiegand Gym, Gesling Stadium, Soccer Turf


Students Life

Carnegie Mellon students are more than just students — they are athletes, volunteers, writers, artists and innovators. The Division of Student Affairs supports all Carnegie Mellon students through a variety of programs and events, including study abroad, student activities, student life experiences and student development.

With intramural and Division III sports, an active Greek community, more than 130 student organizations and a range of student publications, Carnegie Mellon students take advantage of an education that goes beyond the classroom.


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