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.
Carnegie Mellon is an amazing university and provides endless opportunities to its students. The experiences one will find here as a first year are incredible and I would never trade this year for anything. Everything from the people to the majors to the clubs are so diverse that no matter who you are, you can most definitely find your place here.
Carnegie Mellon University is ranked as one of the top universities in the nation. It's a small research university that gives the feel of a secluded campus while being in the city of Pittsburgh. It is very easy to get involved in clubs and organizations on campus.