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Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

5000 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

United States

Phone: 412-268-2082

Fax: 412-268-7838


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Address:Admissions Office
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Admissions Office Phone:4122682082
Admissions Office Fax:4122687838
Admissions Office Email:undergraduate-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Hunt Library
Skibo Coffee House
The Cut
The Underground
University Center Building - Student Center
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Shadyside
The Waterfront
Cultural events/places
Pirates and Steelers games
Schenley Park
Cultural places include such places as: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Zoo, numerous theaters, etc.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday, selected Saturday mornings
Phone Number:4122682082
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:No
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Mon-Fri 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm
Average Length:1 hour

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Mid-May
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:No
Average Length of Interview:45 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Multiple times throughout the year.

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:Other

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:1 week
Any Limitations:Must be at least 16 years old.

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Greater Pittsburgh International Airport is 22 miles from campus. For more information, call 412-472-3525. Taxi, Hotel Shuttle, Car Rental, Airport Express Airlines Transportation Company and Port Authority Transit all available for transport from the airport to the university or hotels. Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses serve Pittsburgh. Taxis are available from the stations to campus. Pittsburgh's smaller airport, the Allegheny County airport is approximately eight miles from downtown Pittsburgh. For more invormation on transportation, go to http://www.cmu.edu/home/visitors/transport.html
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From the east: take the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 57 (Pittsburgh/Monroeville); then take I-376 W. to Exit 7 (Edgewood/Swissvale). At the end of the ramp, turn right onto Braddock Ave. Turn left onto Forbes Ave. and follow it approximately 3 miles to campus, which will be on the left. From the west/north: take the Pennsylvania Tpke., take Exit 28 (Perry Hwy.); then take I-79 S. to Exit 72 (I-279 S.). Follow I-279 S. toward Pittsburgh. Follow signs and go over the Fort Duquesne Bridge. Take 376 East to Exit 2A (Forbes Ave./Oakland). Stay in the right hand lanes, following Forbes Ave. 1.3 miles through the Oakland business district to campus, campus will be on your right. From the south: take I-79 N. to I-279 N. (Pittsburgh). Follow I-279 N. toward Pittsburgh through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and onto the Fort Pitt Bridge. Once on the bridge, stay in the far right lanes and follow signs for I-376 E. (Monroeville). Take I-376 E. to exit 2A (Forbes Ave./Oakland). Stay in the right hand lanes, following Forbes Ave. 1.3 miles through the Oakland business district to campus, campus will be on your right.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
1. Wyndham Garden Hotel: 412-683-2040 2. Courtyard by Marriott: 412-683-3113 3. Hampton Inn: 412-681-1000 4. Holiday Inn @ University Center: 412-682-6200 5. The Inns on Negley: 412-661-0631 6. Residence Inn by Marriott: 412-621-2200 7. The Shadyside Inn: 412-682-2300 8. Westin Hotel: 412-281-3700 *If you plan to stay overnight in Pittsburgh, you can make arrangements directly with the hotels listed above. For your convenience, most hotels will provide shuttle services to campus. Also, most hotes will offer discount rates to Carnegie Mellon visitors. Make sure to request the special rate when making reservations.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • Admissions Office
    5000 Forbes Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Phone: 412-268-2082
    Fax: 412-268-7838
    Email: undergraduate-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
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