Carnegie Mellon University

, PA,
4.06 Average Rating

Carnegie Mellon University is a research institution located in Pittsburgh, PA. Founded by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie in 1900, CMU is labeled the #24 University in the World by Times Higher Education and has been rated #25 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. CMU commits millions of dollars to its students through the Presidential Fellowships scholarship program and has been called a “New Ivy” by Newsweek. The urban campus is home to the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence for academic resources, the Intercultural Communication Center for nonnative English speakers, and the Leonard Gelfan Center to encourage service learning and outreach.  


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  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
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Average ACT Composite: 33
Average SAT Composite: 1448

What Students Are Saying

4.06 Average Rating
Carnegie Mellon University offers an intense four years of training and education for all its students, regardless of their major. Each and every student is immeasurably passionate about their field of study. After graduation, students come out in the top positions of their field, making an average $20,000/year more than students graduating from other universities.
Austin from Shaker Heights, OH
Carnegie Mellon University is a strong university for anyone interested in modern technology and the changing world. The people here are enterprising and ambitious, and you will be sure to find yourself in inspiring companionship. For someone who knows what they want to do and how to get there, CMU is the perfect place to start and thrive.
Sanjana from San Jose, CA

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