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Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Phone: (412) 268-2000
  • General Information
    About Carnegie Mellon University

    To create and disseminate knowledge and art through research and creative inquiry, teaching, and learning, and to transfer our intellectual and artistic product to enhance society in meaningful and sustainable ways. To serve our students by teaching them problem solving, leadership and teamwork skills, and the value of a commitment to quality, ethical behavior, and respect for others. To achieve these ends by pursuing the advantages of a diverse and relatively small university community, open to the exchange of ideas, where discovery, creativity, and personal and professional development can flourish.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 14,153
    Percent Admitted 36%
    Men Admitted 33%
    Women Admitted 42%
    Full Time Retention Rate 95%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 620 720
      Math 670 780
      Writing 620 710
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 29 33
      English 28 34
      Math 28 34
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 11,572
    Native American 43.0
    Asian 1,911.0
    African American 467.0
    Hispanic 397.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,639
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 4,500

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