Mission & Goals-Pre-College - Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Mission Statement

The Pre-College Program upholds the mission and values of Carnegie Mellon University while providing high school students with the opportunity during the summer to experience a collegiate atmosphere that will allow them to grow academically, culturally and socially.

The Pre-College Program provides a safe, comfortable and challenging environment in which students can explore their academic and artistic pursuits within the foundations of Carnegie Mellon's world-class academic programs.

The Pre-College Program also strives to foster growth in each student’s personal independence, global awareness and appreciation of diversity, as well as, to support their social, psychological and physical well-being.

Carnegie Mellon University Mission Statement

Consistently recognized as one of the premier research universities in the world, Carnegie Mellon has educated some of the most distinguished inventors and innovative leaders in the last century. We're about creating students who can view life through a wide variety of lenses and who leave here prepared to make an important and lasting impact on society.

Our students and professors study and learn together across a wide variety of disciplines - everything from engineering to English to art. Our unique ability to provide undergraduates with exposure to a broad spectrum of courses and experiences beyond their field of study is the reason why employers around the globe seek out our graduates. It's the reason why our graduates truly do go on to change the world.

Carnegie Mellon has one of the most technologically sophisticated campuses in the country with more than 10,000 computers, a high-speed network that links the entire campus, and opportunities to study and learn using technology in every college at the university.