Carnegie Mellon University

Our Undergraduates

The Department of English is home to over 160 undergraduate student majors and minors. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of CMU, students have the opportunity to explore a variety of academic interests, pairing unique major and minor programs together. A substantial number of English students have combination majors such as Creative Writing and Computer Science, Technical Writing & Communication and Biomedical Engineering, and Film & Visual Media and Architecture.

Learn more about all our English undergraduate programs.

12:1

Student-Teacher Ratio

3000+

Alumni

89

Members of Phi Beta Kappa

Student Spotlights

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Marika Yang
Senior
Class of 2020

Primary Major: Professional Writing
Additional Majors: Creative Writing; Social & Political History
Minor: Film & Visual Media Studies
Hometown: Timonium, Maryland

Learn more about Marika here.

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Wilson Ekern
Junior
Class of 2021

Primary Major: Technical Writing & Communication
Additional Majors: German Studies
Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee

Learn more about Wilson here.