Carnegie Mellon University is a private global research university with more than 11,000 students, 86,500 alumni, and 4,000 faculty and staff. Recognized for its world-class arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership in education, CMU is consistently a top-ranked university.
The university began as a small technical school and evolved into what it is today under the guidance of exceptional leadership teams.
Our world-renowned faculty members are practicing professionals who bring extensive knowledge and experience into the classroom. With a student-faculty ratio of 10:1, faculty members are extremely accessible and take a genuine interest in their students' work.
We don't operate like other universities. From the beginning, innovation has been a part of our DNA and we continue to push the envelope. The university just launched "Inspire Innovation," a $1 billion comprehensive campaign to build on our unparalleled success.
CMU is one of the fastest growing entrepreneurial institutions in the U.S. The university recently launched Greenlighting Startups – a new initiative accelerating CMU’s record of turning innovations to new business.
CMU consists of seven schools and colleges: Carnegie Institute of Technology, College of Fine Arts, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Heinz College, Mellon College of Science, School of Computer Science and the Tepper School of Business.