Carnegie Mellon University
February 18, 2011

Press Release: Applicants for Undergraduate Admission To Carnegie Mellon Increase 6.5 Percent

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PITTSBURGH—The number of students who applied for undergraduate admission to Carnegie Mellon University increased 6.5 percent from 2010 to 2011.
As of Feb. 1, the university's Office of Undergraduate Admission reports that 16,497 students have applied for fall 2011, while 15,496 students applied for fall 2010.
“This applicant pool is by far the most talented and diverse in our history,” said Michael Steidel, director of undergraduate admission. “It will make our work in selecting a class the most challenging we’ve experienced to date.”