Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie educational institutions of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA have walked a long way since its birth in the year of 1900 by the founder Andrew Carnegie. At first it started as technical schools. In the year of 1967, when this institution of technology conjoined with Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, it brought the ripple of evolution in education system. Currently, the university obtains 140 acres of prime estate, the main campus covering 3 miles of area.


Carnegie Mellon’s education infrastructure is the embodiment of success. According to the statistics, this university has forever maintained its quality level by staying at the top 25 educational institutions of the world. The extended research of the scholars of Carnegie Mellon University in subject streams like- computational finance, arts management, information systems management, product design, human-computer interaction, behavioural economics, decision science and entertainment technology has expanded the horizons of knowledge transition and learning experience. The education structure that this university follows has increased the free growth of distinctively different subject streams such as- arts, science and management.

Efficiency in Training Educational Courses

Carnegie Mellon University, a reputed university in USA, is connected with multiple institutions that serve the purpose of providing exceptional education in different subject streams.

The Carnegie Institute of Technology

This segment of Carnegie Mellon University provides educational courses in Biomedical, Mechanical, Civil and Environmental, Electrical and Chemical, Public Policy, Computer Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering.

The College of Fine Arts

This institute concentrates on building leaders in performing and visual arts. Design Drama, Architecture, Art and Music are the subjects that fall in the list of courses that this institution provides.

The H. John Heinz Iii College

This College organises quality courses for Master Degrees in Public Policy and Management, Medical Management, Biotechnology and Management, Health Care Policy and Management, Entertainment Industry Management, Public Management, Arts Management, Information Technology, Information Systems Management, and Information Security Policy..

Campus Privileges

The main area of campus is scattered through the downtown area of Pittsburgh to Oakland neighbourhoods. The campus has a large area covered with grass which is called as ‘the cut’. This area provides solitary space for students to learn and understand studies better.

Name of the Institution Carnegie Melon University, USA


Type of Institution Private research university
Location Pittsburgh
Courses Offered Undergraduate, graduate programs, interdisciplinary programs, international programs, professional and distance learning programs
Departments/ Branches Technology, fine arts, Humanities and social sciences, Business, Management, Science, Computer Science
Admission Procedure/ Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate

Admission to the undergraduate program is granted on the basis of the high school academic record, extracurricular activities and test results of the candidates. International applicants need to submit their school transcripts and test scores (TOEFL/IELTS/ACT/SAT) along with their application form.


Academic requirements vary from one department to the other.


Scholarships Undergraduate

  • Carnegie Scholarships
  • Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) Scholarships
  • Corporate & Foundation Partner Scholarships

Children of Carnegie University employee and external transfer applicants are not eligible for applying to these scholarship programs.


  • Fiessinger Scholarships
  • The Gates Cambridge Scholarships
  • The Gilman International Scholarship Program
  • African American Volkswagen Employees’ Scholarship Fund (Pittsburgh Foundation)
  • Bell Laboratories Academic Programs – Fellowships
  • Broecker Memorial Fund (Pittsburgh Foundation)
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program


Fee Structure Undergraduate


Room and Board:$11,110


Transportation (Est.):variable

Books/Miscellaneous (Est.):$2,400

Health Insurance:$2,300



Engineering & Technology Innovation Management (ETIM)- Differs from program to program

Information Networking Institute- $37,800

Carnegie Institute of Technology- $37,800

College of Humanities and Social Sciences- $35,850

Mellon College of Science- $37,500

College of Fine Arts- Differs from program to program

School of Computer Science- $37,600

Entertainment Technology Center- $37,926

Examinations & Results The university follows the semester pattern for conducting the examination.
Established in the Year 1900
Facts & Figures
  • The university is home to 5265 post graduates, 5705 undergraduates and 1368 academic staff
  • Over 86,500 alumni
  • Scottish Terrier is the official mascot of this university
  • Campus tours
  • Pittsburgh Biennial
  • Meditation sessions
Distance learning The university offers distance learning programs like

  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Medical Management
  • Master of Public Management
  • Graduate or certificate degree in Computer science
  • Professional course in software engineering
  • Executive business program