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About Carnegie Mellon University
Housing more than 13,200 students, 100,000 alumni and 5,000 faculty and staff, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is a global research University. Since its foundation in 1900, CMU has been a source of innovation. The university brings about revolutionary ideas to the market and creates startup businesses. The university has campuses in Pittsburgh, Qatar and Silicon Valley, offering degree-granting programs around the world, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. CMU boasts of being one of the only 25 universities in the world, 11 in the U.S., which were invited to join the World Economic Forum's Global University Leaders Forum. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ranked CMU as a green power leader as 100 percent of CMU'S electricity comes from green power sources. The university is a world leader in robotics and the faculty members assists the students to solve major scientific, technological and societal challenges hence, focusing on creating things from art to robots.
Why Carnegie Mellon University
Location: sitting inside the city limits in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood, Carnegie Mellon campus lies in a community which is rich with museums, libraries and entertainment thus creating a friendly surrounding for the students. Research: CMU students, faculty and staff are determining the future by finding practical answers to intricate problems through research in various disciplines like computing, arts, environment, and biotechnology. Schools and Colleges: The University consists of 7 schools and colleges which specialize in various disciplines. The students and the faculty members are allowed to work with scholars beyond their schools or colleges. Some interdisciplinary programs are developed for this purpose.
Following are the schools and colleges of CMU:-
- College of Engineering
- College of Fine Arts
- Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Heinz College
- Mellon College of Science
- School of Computer Science
- Tepper School of Business
Experiences beyond classroom: all CMU students are supported by the Division of Student Affairs through a diverse range of programs and events. Intramural and Division III sports and more than 130 organizations and a range of student publications, the students get an opportunity to go beyond the classroom.