A close-knit community-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Why Carnegie Mellon for Science?


A close-knit community

students in physics class

Students observe a charged particle moving through the air in a mini-cloud chamber as part of the course “The Year is 1905: E=mc2, Photons and Relativity.”

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Half of the classes offered by the Mellon College of Science (MCS) have fewer than 25 students, including topical seminars for freshman. With approximately 700 students in MCS and a student to faculty ratio of 8:1, you will have the opportunity to build relationships with the faculty and with your classmates, who are really excited about science and passionate about their learning.