Carnegie Mellon University is a private institution established in 1900. With the campus size of 149 acres, the university gets admission of 6,673 undergraduate students every year out of total 13,961 enrollments. The university has students gender distribution as 53 percent male students and 47 percent female students. In this university, 40 percent of students live off-campus and 60 percent of students live college operated or owned affiliated housing. The student and faculty ratio at Carnegie Mellon University is 13:1.
Location and Facilities
Carnegie Mellon University is located in Pittsburgh, founded by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and industrialist. The university offers excellent entertainment and dining options, the university has sports teams including the Steelers for football, pirates for baseball and penguins for hockey. The university guaranteed housing facility to students for all four years. The Carnegie Mellon University also competes in NCAA Division III competitions.
Schools / Colleges
The Carnegie Mellon University is famous for its programs in science and technology, divided into seven schools and colleges:
- College of Fine Arts
- College of the Dietrich
- College of Humanities
- College of Social Sciences
- Tepper School of Business
- Carnegie Institute of Technology
- School of Computer Science
Major Courses Available at the Carnegie Mellon University
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Business, Management, and Marketing
- Computer and Information Sciences
- English Language and Literatures
- Foreign Languages and Literature
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Multi-Interdisciplinary Studies
- Physical Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University gives a number of scholarships and financial aid to students, need-based financial aid, grant award and the average need-based scholarship which costs $34,632 received by 42 percent of full-time undergraduates students every year. 50 percent of students apply every year for need-based financial aid and around 45 percent of students need fully met. Apart from scholarship the university also offers nonremedial tutoring, health insurance, placement service and health services
The overall ranking of the Carnegie Mellon University:
- Ranked #25 in National Universities
- Ranked #7 in Best Colleges for Veterans
- Ranked #33 in Best Value Schools
- Ranked #19 in High School Counselor Rankings
- Ranked #5 in Most Innovative Schools
- Ranked #7 in Business Programs
The university provides On-campus employment during the semester which is the best option to earn money while at school. This can also facilitate students to develop professional skills that enhance career opportunities for students in future. When it comes to hiring by a potential employer, work experience during school or college level was as important as grades.
Mission and Vision
The vision of the university is to leave a transformative impact on society or global citizens through continual innovation in research, education, entrepreneurship, and creativity.
The university is running on the values of dedication, impact, collaboration, creativity, inclusion, integrity, sustainability, empathy, and compassion.
The mission of the university is to attract diverse and world-class talent by creating a collaborative environment and creative ideas for advanced research.