Carnegie Mellon University

Living in Pittsburgh

"Pittsburgh has evolved from a steel city of the industrial boom into a modern mecca of culture and education." — Huffington Post

"Sometimes gritty, always hilly, Steel City’s charms are often hidden below the surface." — The New York Times

"Pittsburgh is a city that will surprise you." — Time Magazine

Old-fashioned character and contemporary style mix to form Pittsburgh's 89 distinctive neighborhoods and communities. Nearly 300,000 people reside in Pittsburgh city limits (3 million in the metro region). Its accessibility, affordability, diversity and reputation as a safe place, make Pittsburgh an ideal location for students and families alike.

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