Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Carnegie Mellon University, located in urban Pittsburgh, PA, is comprised of seven schools and colleges and is known for its programs in science and technology. This private institution, founded in 1900, has an active Greek life with several fraternity and sorority chapters. The Carnegie Mellon Tartans compete in the NCAA Division III competitions and the Kiltie Band performs at every home football game. Undergraduates have the opportunity to participate in research and can receive grants or summer fellowships to support research in their field of study. Randy Pausch, author of the New York Times best-selling book The Last Lecture, was a professor at Carnegie Mellon.

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Quick Facts


5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1900

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 01 application deadline
24.6% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

April 15 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$50,410 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#7
Business
#6
Engineering
#17
Chemical
#13
Civil
#3
Computer
#11
Electrical/Electronic/Communications
#9
Environmental/Environmental Health
#8
Finance
#11
Materials
#11
Mechanical
#2
Management Information Systems
#2
Production/Operations Management
#2
Quantitative Analysis
#7
Supply Chain Management

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, other, Computer science, Computer and information systems security/information assurance, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, general, Electrical and electronics engineering, Mechanical engineering, Operations research, Linguistics, Chinese language and literature, Japanese language and literature, Russian language and literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, Creative writing, Professional, technical, business, and scientific writing, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Biophysics, Biometry/biometrics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, general, Mathematics, other, Financial mathematics, Statistics, general, Systems science and theory, Biopsychology, Behavioral sciences, International/global studies, Cognitive science, Philosophy, Applied and professional ethics, Architecture, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Materials science, Psychology, general, Public policy analysis, general, Economics, general, Econometrics and quantitative economics, International relations and affairs, Design and visual communications, general, Industrial and product design, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Art/art studies, general, Music performance, general, Music theory and composition, Voice and opera, Stringed instruments, Music technology, Business administration and management, general, Actuarial science, History, general

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 6,309
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 6,100
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 137

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 15 16
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 1
Aggravated assault 2 1 4
Burglary 21 25 14
Motor vehicle theft 0 1 1
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 12 16
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 0 4
Burglary 7 10 8
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 2 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 2 0 2
Liquor law violations 33 27 94
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 25 22 83
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.