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Here’s the basic information about Carnegie Mellon University at a glance. Be sure to check out the CMU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Carnegie Mellon University
Address:5000 Forbes Avenue
PittsburghPA, 15213-3890
Phone Number:(412) 268-2000
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:12587
Faculty Ratio:10 to 1

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  • 8 Things to Know When You Visit Colleges During the Summer
    It’s ideal to tour colleges in the fall or spring, but it is often hard to get away with crazy sports and extracurricular schedules, standardized testing, etc. When school’s out for summer, many students and parents have much more time. If you are planning to visit colleges during the summer, here are some tips and […]
  • You’ve Been Accepted! Now, How Do You Decide?
    This is the end of a long road for applicants. Students have spent the past three (or more!) years sifting through hundreds of schools, visiting dozens of campuses, and conquering an avalanche of admissions essays. They have been crossing their fingers and toes so hard for the past few months, their limbs are just now […]
  • My Daughter Quit Something She Used to Love
    “So,” she said, “what’s your daughter doing now that she quit the dance company? How is she spending that time?” What a question. I’d run into my acquaintance while walking our dogs, and could have anticipated it. “Um, napping,” I said. “No, but really, how is she using that time?” “Really, napping,” I assured her. […]
  • College Life is Like a Painting in Progress
    “College is the best time of your life,” my daughter hears as she prepares to leave home. “Does she love it?” my friends ask of me at the holiday break, nodding their heads up and down. Daily she’s bombarded with images on Instagram and Snapchat that paint a picture of “the perfect” college life experience […]

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