Carnegie Mellon University

United States of America
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Key Statistics

  • 11,885
  • 13.1
    Student:Staff Ratio
  • 35%
    International Students
  • 39 : 61
    Female:Male Ratio
Carnegie Mellon University is a top-tier global research university and has been a birthplace of innovation since its founding in 1900. Our award-winning faculty is renowned for working closely with students to solve major scientific, technological and societal challenges. Our students are recruited by some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies, from Broadway to Bangalore. Carnegie Mellon puts a strong emphasis on making things, from art to robots. Carnegie Mellon alumni, students, faculty and staff are also encouraged to advance their novel ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace. The university ranked first among US institutions in the number of start-up companies created per research dollar spent between 2008 and 2012, according to the Association of University Technology Managers. In addition to US locations in Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley, Carnegie Mellon has a campus in Doha, Qatar, and offers degree programmes in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. Carnegie Mellon is one of only 25 universities that were invited to be a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global University Leaders Forum. More than 98,000 Carnegie Mellon alumni around the world embody founder Andrew Carnegie’s famous words, “My heart is in the work.”


500 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA PA 15213
United States