Carnegie Mellon University

country rank  21
world rank  27

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University Overview

Established in 1900, Carnegie Mellon University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Pittsburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Silicon Valley, Doha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 119 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CMU
Founded 1900
Motto My heart is in the work
Colours Cardinal, gray and tartan plaid

University Location

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh (population range: 250,000-499,999)
15213-3890 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (412) 268 2000
F +1 (412) 268 6929
Other locations Silicon Valley, Doha

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh 15213-3890
+1 (412) 268 2082

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Carnegie Mellon University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board NAAB
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019