Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University is also known as CMU, and is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. It has over 12,000 students who can choose from study areas including Biomedical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Materials Science, Fine Arts, Information Systems and Humanities & Social Sciences.

Founded in 1900, after the Civil War left unprecedented wealth available for the formation of universities, Carnegie University was named after its benefactor, Andrew Carnegie. The school was created as a vocational training institution where working class people could send their children. It merged with the Mellon University and became the university as we now know it. 

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Carnegie Mellon University is positioned as the #52 top university in the world. The rank is improved by 1 point from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #52
University Name Carnegie Mellon University
Acronym CMU
Year Established 1900
Motto My heart is in the work
Colors Cardinal, gray and tartan plaid


Address 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone +1 (412) 268 2000
Fax +1 (412) 268 6929
Website Carnegie Mellon University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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