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Students in a group with President Farnam and Provost Garrett during the Craig Street Crawl.
University student leaders enjoying the Craig Street Crawl with President Jahanian and Provost Garrett.

Who We Are

You’re the Unique Kind – and So Is Carnegie Mellon

We're a community of one-of-a-kind minds united by a passion to make the world a better place for everyone.

Our enrolling students come from backgrounds of all kinds. Get to know our most recent class of Tartans as of August 2023.

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Interdisciplinary Is in Our DNA

If all-over-the-place is your pace, then you’ll find your place at Carnegie Mellon. Our interdisciplinary culture breaks all the traditional social and academic boundaries. Here, psychologists huddle with computer scientists and business majors write country music hits. You don’t have to worry about staying in your lane — our thought freeways are wide open.

Chart a course as unique as you are

Exceptional Is the Rule

Internationally recognized for its academic excellence and innovation, Carnegie Mellon University consistently ranks among the world's most renowned educational institutions. No matter how you choose to shine, being part of CMU means having a lifelong network of support and inspiration from the world’s most brilliant minds.


Student Organizations


Tony Awards


Fulbright Scholars


Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Nobel Laureates


Alumni Network

Students having fun, standing together during the Craig Street Crawl.

Respect for Every Perspective

Diversity isn’t just a buzzword at Carnegie Mellon — it’s the very foundation of our culture. Our community members’ widely varying backgrounds, perspectives and ideas enrich every aspect of life here, from academics to social activities. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at CMU

It's a Tartan Thing

Take a walk around campus, and you’ll discover there’s nothing pedestrian about life at Carnegie Mellon.

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