Carnegie Mellon University consistently ranks among the top 50 universities worldwide and is recognised for its unique interdisciplinary environment. The university attracts award-winning talent, our current and former faculty and alumni are winning top awards in art, science and technology.
We are a world leader in robotics. CMU’s autonomous vehicle, Boss, earned the $2M prize for winning the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. Now, our researchers are developing a flying car, and working to land and operate a robot on the moon through Google’s Lunar X Mission—a project that combines technology and art.
Carnegie Mellon University has also ranked No. 1 among all US universities without a medical school in the number of start-up companies created per research dollar spent since 2007. Find out more about The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship
In a 2010 Wall Street Journal poll, job recruiters looking for new hires ranked Carnegie Mellon No. 1 in computer science, No. 4 in finance and No. 7 in business. CMU ranked 10 overall.