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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

  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/.