|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Mid East Large City|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Mascot:||Scottish Terrier|
To create a transformative educational experience for students focused on deep disciplinary knowledge; problem solving; leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and personal health and well-being. To cultivate a transformative university community committed to (a) attracting and retaining diverse, world-class talent; (b) creating a collaborative environment open to the free exchange of ideas, where research, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship can flourish; and (c) ensuring individuals can achieve their full potential. To impact society in a transformative way - regionally, nationally, and globally - by engaging with partners outside the traditional borders of the university campus.
One thing I looked for as I was doing my college visits was the elusive fit - does this school feel right for me? And I have to say that I feel that I can be so much myself here, there is such a diverse group of people that anyone can fit in. And while we do have a lot of work, there are also so many activities and clubs to be a part of that you will never not have something exciting to do and be a part of. Also, since Carnegie Mellon isn't too big of a school, it really does feel like a comfortable community once you start getting to know people.Read More
I love that it has a small campus feel yet it is right next to Pittsburgh. When I'm not slaving away in studio, which isn't very often, my friends and I love to take the bus and enjoy what Pittsburgh has to offer. I only wish that CMU had better dorms, not that I spend much time sleeping.Read More