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Carnegie Mellon University
Cmu-pittsburgh-3.jpg
Andrew Carnegie
Motto"My heart is in the work."
Established1900 by Andrew Carnegie
TypePrivate
Endowment$950 million
PresidentJared Cohon
Academic staff1,368
Undergraduates5,705
Postgraduates5,265
LocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
CampusUrban
ColorsCardinal, Gray, and Tartan Plaid[1]
AthleticsNCAA Division III[2]
NicknameTartans
MascotScotty the Scottie Dog[3]
Websitecmu.edu
Carnegie Mellon wordmark.svg

Carnegie Mellon University is a research university. It is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is known for research in computer science. It is ranked #1 in the United States for computer science.[4]

References

  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/.