A high-tech center of about 2.5 million people, Pittsburgh offers the perfect balance of urban benefits, cultural opportunities, outdoor recreation and affordable living. Carnegie Mellon students also have free public transportation throughout the city as well as free shuttles in neighborhoods close to campus, so the city is easy to navigate.
- Affordable rents, strong job market, and excellent livability make Pittsburgh one of the top three A+ cities for millenials.
- Pittsburgh was ranked the 3rd most livable city in 2017 by WalletHub based on affordability, economy, education and health, quality of life, and safety.
- Green space abounds in and around the city, and hiking, biking, kayaking and skiing are easily accessible.