Student Faculty Ratio

13:1

International Student(%)

20

Cost of Living

USD 3,680

Cost of Tution

USD 46,670

Total UG Students

6,362

Total PG Students

7,141

Male/Female ratio

38:62

Acceptance Rate(%)

24

Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie as the Carnegie Technical Schools, the university became the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1912 and began granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form Carnegie Mellon University. The university’s 143-acre (58 ha) main campus is 3 miles (4.8 km) from Downtown Pittsburgh.

Carnegie Mellon has seven colleges and independent schools: the College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mellon College of Science, Tepper School of Business, H. John Heinz III College and the School of Computer Science. The university also has campuses in Qatar and Silicon Valley, with degree-granting programs in six continents. Carnegie Mellon consistently ranks in the top 25 in the national U.S. News & World Report rankings. It is home to the world’s first degree-granting Robotics and Drama programs, as well as one of the first Computer Science departments.

The university conducted over $703 million in research in 2015. Carnegie Mellon counts 13,650 students from 114 countries, over 100,000 living alumni and over 5,000 faculty and staff. Past and present faculty and alumni include 19 Nobel Prize Laureates, 19 Members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences,[10] 72 Members of the National Academies, 114 Emmy Award Winners, 41 Tony Award laureates, 7 Academy Award Winners, and 12 Turing Award winners.


Quick Facts

Motto

My heart is in the work

Campus Setting:

City/Urban

School Type

University

Founding Year

1900

Institution Type

Private

Campus Housing

yes

Ranking of Universities

Times World University Ranking:

24

Forbes (USA):

56

QS World Ranking (Global):

62

ARWU - Shanghai Ranking:

61

US News (USA):

3

Map Address

5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA



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