Carnegie Mellon University

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Carnegie Mellon University
Motto "My heart is in the work."
Established 1900 by Andrew Carnegie
Type Private
Endowment $950 million
President Jared Cohon
Academic staff 1,368
Undergraduates 5,705
Postgraduates 5,265
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Cardinal, Gray, and Tartan Plaid[1]
Athletics NCAA Division III[2]
Nickname Tartans
Mascot Scotty the Scottie Dog[3]
Website cmu.edu
Carnegie Mellon wordmark.svg

Carnegie Mellon University is a top research university. It is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is famous for research in computer science. It is ranked #1 in the United States for computer science.[4] Many teachers here win awards, like the Nobel Prize and the Turing Award. Students of Carnegie Mellon contribute to science, art, and business.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Carnegie Mellon colors". cmu.edu. http://www.cmu.edu/identity/id_colorplaid.html. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
  2. "Carnegie Mellon Athletics official website". cmu.edu. http://www.cmu.edu/athletic/. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
  3. "Carnegie Mellon's Mascot". http://www.cmu.edu/mascot/.
  4. "Best Computer Science Programs". http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-science-schools/computer-science-rankings/.