Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University

About Us

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research university with more than 12,000 students, 95,000 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff. Carnegie Mellon University is helping to shape the world through education, research and outreach. The campus atmosphere offers opportunities to engage in groundbreaking research. And it's not just graduate students. Undergrads often work alongside professors who are leaders in their fields, with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Approximately 96 percent of faculty members have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in their field. Ninety-nine percent of all undergraduate classes are taught by faculty, who often teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. CMU has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 113-year history. Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses. Our award-winning faculty members are renowned for working closely with students to solve major scientific, technological and societal challenges. We put a strong emphasis on creating things—from art to robots. Our students are recruited by some of the world’s most innovative companies. We have campuses in Pittsburgh, Qatar and Silicon Valley, and degree-granting programs around the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.