5000 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-268-2028
About Carnegie Mellon University
  • Year of Foundation 1900
  • Size of Campus 136 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,623
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 41%, 59%, 79%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $41,500
  • Room and Board $10,440
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 5,951
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with more than 11,000 students, 88,800 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff. CMU has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 112-year history. Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses. Our award-winning faculty members are renowned for working closely with students to solve major scienti?c, technological and societal challenges. We put a strong emphasis on creating things-from art to robots. Our students are recruited by some of the world’s most innovative companies. We have campuses in Pittsburgh, Qatar and Silicon Valley, and degree-granting programs around the world, including Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 18%
  • Number of honor societies ETA KAPPA NU, TAU BETA PI - PENNSYLVANIA GAMMA CHAPTER, ORDER OF OMEGA, MORTAR BOARD SR. HONOR SOCIETY, LAMBDA SIGMA - ETA CHAPTER
  • Number of students in fraternities 17
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) CHRISTIANS ON CAMPUS, JOYFUL NOISE, MUSLIM STUDENTS ASSOCIATION OF CARNEGIE MELLON, NEWMAN CLUB, AGAPE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY, ASIAN CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, CROSS-SEEKERS/BAPTIST CAMPUS MINISTRY, INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 17%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) ASSOC. FOR INDIA'S DEVELOPMENT (AID), BLACK GRADUATE STUDENT ORGANIZATION (BGSO), HONG KONG STUDENTS' ASSOC. , MAYUR, PERSIAN STUDENT ORGANIZATION (PSO), RUSSIAN HOUSE, SALSA, SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHP
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 17
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 10
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus MLK DAY CELEBRATION, SPRING CARNIVAL, BUGGY, GREEK SING, MOSAIC, SPIRIT FASHION SHOW, ONE NIGHT IN BEIJING, LUNAR GALA, HOMECOMING, INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, DANCE MARATHON, RELAY FOR LIFE, ASIAN NIGHT MARKET, DANCERS SYMPOSIUM FALL AND SPRING SHOWS, MAYUR,
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh (20), West Mifflin (9)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus Pittsburgh (4)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 32
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 67%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (50%), women's dorms (2%), men's dorms (9%), sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (7%), apartment for single students (25%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (5%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,066,057
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Number of e-books 109,119
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities MILLION BOOK PROJECT, POSNER BOOK COLLECTION, DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF SENATOR JOHN HEINZ, ALAN NEWELL, HERBERT SIMON, AND CLIFFORD SHULL, THE HUNT FINE BINDINGS COLLECTION, THE TECHNICAL REPORT COLLECTION, THE INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE COLLECTION, PENNSYLVANIA ACADEM
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 227,540
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Museums ART GALLERIES, THEATRE, BOTANICAL INSTITUTE, EXTENSIVE LAB FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT, RARE BOOK COLLECTIONS, ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY CENTER, RECORDING STUDIOS, ROBOTICS INSTITUTE, DESIGN STUDIOS, PHOTO SHOOT STUDIO AND DARKROOMS, RADIO STATION, COLLABORATI
  • Number Of Microforms 995,293
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 21,370
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,100
  • Employed Students after 2 years 95%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, American Management Systems, Ford Motor Company, IBM, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Oracle, Westinghouse, Merck, PPG, Boeing, Harris, Bank of America, Lehman Brothers
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis