About Carnegie Mellon University:

Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie as the Carnegie Technical Schools, the university became the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1912 and began granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form Carnegie Mellon University. The university's 140-acre (57 ha) main campus is 3 miles (5 km) from Downtown Pittsburgh. Carnegie Mellon has seven colleges and independent schools: the College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mellon College of Science, Tepper School of Business, H. John Heinz III College of Information Systems and Public Policy, and the School of Computer Science. The university also has campuses in Qatar and Silicon Valley, with degree-granting programs in six continents.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 176 170 178 204 194 198 185 194 209 202 226 246 231

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 277 224 - 263 - - - 284 299 300 301-350 301-350
Engineering 37 43 54 52 54 66 62 81 100 117 129 118
Life Sciences 257 279 - - 297 285 - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Medicine 296 - - - - - - - - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Natural Sciences 63 62 67 74 84 87 85 96 83 110 127 118
Social Sciences 57 52 53 60 74 91 126 131 145 145 161 186

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 297
Chemical Engineering 11 14 16 24 27 37 55 86 95 123
Chemistry 72 102 97 117 118 115 104 116 125 131
Civil Engineering 44 48 70 64 51 49 70 81 88 80
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 351-400
Computer Science 7 8 8 9 11 12 15 15 20 29
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 93
Electrical Engineering 53 57 45 61 53 59 63 62 73 55
Environment / Ecology - 140 207 189 169 157 175 182 200 193
Geosciences 173 143 171 157 206 198 172 181 176 184
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 96 90 106 114 139 136 136 159 162 161
Mathematics 56 43 55 73 53 68 92 57 45 67
Mechanical Engineering 48 38 33 48 34 61 73 78 97 106
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 183
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500
Physics 75 70 78 79 85 90 97 123 146 140
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 110
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 230
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 62