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.
Meet the First-Year Class of 2022
Our enrolling students come from backgrounds of all kinds. Get to know our most recent class of Tartans as of August 2021.
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.
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.
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.
It's a Tartan Thing
Take a walk around campus, and you’ll discover there’s nothing pedestrian about life at Carnegie Mellon.