Carnegie Mellon University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
22

Pittsburgh, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    81.5
  • Teaching
    71.8
  • International outlook
    51.4
  • Industry income
    55.9
  • Research
    87.0
  • Citations
    95.5

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.