One of America's Most Livable Cities
Carnegie Mellon's main campus is located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh is recognized as an educational, cultural and sports mecca. Besides Carnegie Mellon, the city is home to famous institutions such as The University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Warhol Museum and numerous others.
And we're not just saying that because we live here. Check out some of these stories about Pittsburgh:
- National Geographic: Best Trips of 2012
"Three rivers. One reinvented city. On all counts, the Steel City’s transformation over the past quarter century qualifies as revolutionary. Its mourning for its industrial past long concluded, this western Pennsylvania city changed jobs and reclaimed its major assets: a natural setting that rivals Lisbon and San Francisco, a wealth of fine art and architecture, and a quirky sense of humor."
- BuzzFeed: 10 Incredible and Underrated Cities to Live In
"While this city may be mostly known for sports, it’s also a pretty awesome spot to hang out. The Strip and Station Square are packed with bars, and patrons are paying about 12.2% less for their beers than the rest of the country (take that, NYC!). This city’s also got a quirkier side, with the many used bookstores of the South Side and the Andy Warhol Museum located on the North Shore."
- Under30ceo: Top 30 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs 2013
"30 regional colleges and universities, including two tier-1 research schools (Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh), are huge drivers in producing local talent. Both of these universities are making the biggest strides in providing programs and resources to the local entrepreneurship scene. With mentors, funding, business plan competitions and technical talent they have begun to turn Pittsburgh around."