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

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, 2015
Ranked November 2014
    Industrial Design
        Best Preparing Students for Success in the Profession: 5
        Top Schools in the East: 2
        Deans Survey: 5 (Noted for a strong emphasis on technology)
        Skills Assessment
            Research and Theory: 3
            Cross-Disciplinary Teamwork: 4

        Best Preparing Students for Success in the Profession: 11
        Top Schools in the East: 5
        Skills Assessment
            Computer Applications: 6
            Sustainable Design and Building Practices: 6

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

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Contact Abby Simmons in Media Relations at or 412-268-4290 with rankings questions.