Carnegie Mellon University

Awards and Brags


Carnegie Mellon consistently ranks among the world's top universities for academics and employment, due to our academic excellence, groundbreaking research and interdisciplinary collaboration. Our faculty, staff, students and alumni have earned personal and professional recognition in a variety of fields. Award received include:

  • Nobel Prizes
  • Performing Arts Awards (Academy Award, Emmy Award, Tony Award)
  • American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • The National Academies (Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences)
  • Professional Achievement Awards
  • Student Awards

Learn more about Awards our faculty, staff, students, and alumni have earned.


Did you know that Carnegie Mellon had the first computer that could think? Or that the network that laid the foundation for "Wi-fi" started at Carnegie Mellon? Carnegie Mellon has also been home to almost two dozen Nobel Laureates. Our Faculty, Staff, Alumni and students have over a century of bragging rights. Explore our Little Brags of Big Ideas.