Carnegie Mellon University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
21

Pittsburgh, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    78.4
  • Teaching
    65.7
  • International outlook
    55.0
  • Industry income
    60.7
  • Research
    79.5
  • Citations
    97.4

Many traditions at the 143-acre campus of this research university are Scottish, as was its founder, Andrew Carnegie. CMU is one of the few American universities to offer a degree in bagpipes and it counts at least 16 Nobel, 41 Emmy and four Oscar winners among its alumni. It has more than 11,300 students.