Carnegie Mellon University

Visit Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon warmly welcomes visitors from around the globe to explore its urban campus and become acquainted with the community’s innovations and impacts. Visit our campus, nestled in the heart of Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood, to dive into campus life, academic opportunities and view our unique landmarks including The Fence (once the world’s most-painted object) and alumnus Jonathan Borofsky’s “Walking to the Sky” sculpture.

Visiting Campus

Come explore CMUs vibrant campus, where there's a range of in-person visit opportunities for prospective students to explore campus and engage with the community. These include guided campus tours, information sessions, admission counseling, and department-specific events, as well as online sessions and virtual tours for those who cannot visit in person.

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students walking on Campus at CMU
Coulter Welcome center interior

Coulter Welcome Center

The David & Susan Coulter Welcome Center serves as the primary hub for campus visits, allowing visitors to engage with the university's community and learn about CMU's contributions to Pittsburgh and the world. Located in the Tepper Quadrangle, the center offers in-person and virtual tours led by Tartan Ambassadors.

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Explore Pittsburgh

With 90 distinct city neighborhoods and over 80,000 students studying across 10 colleges and universities, Pittsburgh is a prime place for exploration: of places, of cultures and of ideas. Today, the Steel City’s industrial roots remain woven throughout, but Pittsburgh has evolved into a bustling mecca for technology and education with a vibrant culture rich in art, food, sports and entertainment.

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Pittsburgh from above
IRIS control center room for CMU

Global Presence

While Pittsburgh is home to the flagship campus, Carnegie Mellon extends its education leadership all over the world, with satellite campuses in Silicon Valley, New York City, Africa, Qatar, Washington D.C. and more. This global footprint facilitates a rich exchange of ideas and cultures and creates diverse opportunities for the entire CMU community.

Global Presence