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Carnegie Mellon University

Campus Life and Facilities

Carnegie Mellon Students Say...

“Most of the students here really push themselves to the max,” and most social activity “is based off of academics.” “Everyone can find a little niche to fit into and thrive in because there are just so many opportunities to take advantage of.” Despite the number of hours spent hitting the books, CMU has a decidedly non-competitive atmosphere: “It’... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

United States

Phone: 412-268-2082

Fax: 412-268-7838


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 80
Fire Safety Rating: 92
Green Rating: 95
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 144.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.cmu.edu/police/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 38.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students

Special interest housing.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:353
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Social Sororities:10
    % of women who join:16%
Number of Social Fraternities:14
% of men who join: 15
Number of Religious Organizations:21
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: No
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Tartans
Women's Sports Team Name:Tartans
Team Mascot:Tartan
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 38
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 14.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $150
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Fee Amount: Online documentation
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: We currently have agreements with Apple, Dell and Lenovo (ThinkPads). We are working towards agreements with Sony and HP and should have them completed within the next quarter.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Rare books collection, Entertainment Technology Center, Art galleries, Theatres, Botanical Institute, Extensive lab facilities and equipment, Recording studio, Robotics Institute, Design studios, Photo shoot studio and darkrooms, Radio station, Collaborative Innovation Center, LEED-certified green residence hall, Campo Garden, Observatory, Wood shops
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