Carnegie Mellon University

Undergraduate Rankings

U.S. News & World Report
Ranked September 2015
Best National University: 23
Most Innovative Universities: 11
High School Counselors’ Picks: 14
Best Colleges for Veterans: 18
Great Schools, Great Prices: 37
Listed as one of the top universities for:
     Economic Diversity
     Largest Proportion of International Undergraduates  
     Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects

Undergraduate Business: 7
     Management Information Systems: 2
     Production/Operations Management: 2
     Quantitative Analysis: 2 
     Supply Chain Management/Logistics: 7
     Finance: 8

Undergraduate Engineering: 6
     Computer: 3
     Environmental/Environmental Health: 9
     Electrical/Electronic/Communications: 11
     Materials: 11
     Mechanical: 11 
     Civil: 13
     Chemical: 17

LinkedIn
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 

The Princeton Review
Ranked March 2015
Top Undergraduate Schools for Video Game Design: 12

Bloomberg Businessweek
Best Undergraduate Business Schools, 2014
Ranked March 2014
Undergraduate Business: 17
     Highest Paid Grads: 1 
     Highest SAT Scores: 4

The Hollywood Reporter
Ranked June 2015
Top Undergraduate Schools Drama Schools: 2

Design Intelligence
America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools, 2016
Ranked November 2015
Architecture: 9
     Construction Methods and Materials: 5
     Research: 6
     Sustainable Design Practices and Principles: 6
     Computer Applications: 7
     Cross-disciplinary Teamwork: 8
     Communication Skills: 10

Industrial Design
     Deans’ Survey – Most Admired for Advocacy of Design in Solving Community Problems: 3

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

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