Carnegie Mellon University

Undergraduate Rankings

U.S. News & World Report
Best National University: 25
Ranked September 2014
    High School Guidance Counselors' Picks: 15
    Great Schools, Great Prices: 38
    Listed among the best universities for: 
        Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects
        Economic Diversity

Undergraduate Business: 8
Ranked September 2014
    Mgmt Information Systems: 2
    Production/Operations: 2
    Quantitative Analysis: 2
    Finance: 9
    Entrepreneurship: 23
    Supply Chain Management: 7 

Undergraduate Engineering: 7
Ranked September 2014
    Computer: 3
    Electrical: 12
    Materials: 9
    Environmental: 7
    Mechanical: 12
    Civil: 12
    Chemical: 15

Rankings Based on Career Outcomes, 2014
Ranked October 2014
    Best Schools for Designers: 1
    Best Schools for Software Developers (overall): 1
    Best Schools for Software Developers at Startups: 6
    Best Schools for Finance Professionals: 20 

Bloomberg Businessweek
Best Undergraduate Business Schools, 2013
Ranked March 2013

   Undergraduate Business: 24
        Highest Paid Grads: 1 
        Quantitative Methods: 1
        Operations Management: 3
        Corporate Strategy: 5
        School for Geniuses: 6
        Entrepreneurship: 18
        Finance: 19
        Marketing: 21 

Design Intelligence
America's Best Architecture and Design Schools, 2013
Ranked November 2012

       Industrial Design: 9
       Architecture: 12

  Industrial Design Skills Assessment
       Employers rank CMU among top schools for communication   
  Industrial Design Deans Survey
       Most Admired Undergraduate Programs: 3

  Architecture Schools - Regional Rankings
       Top Schools in the East: 5
       Firms in the East Rank These Schools the Best: 8
       Firms in the West Rank These Schools the Best: 9

   Top Brands in Architectural Education
       Vibrant High-Tech Culture

Architectural Record Magazine
Ranked November 2012
    Top U.S. Architecture Schools, 7

College Crunch
Ranked January 2010
   Graphic Design Schools: 1

Computerworld Magazine/IDG News Service
Ranked February 2010
   10 Hot Computer Science Schools

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