CMU

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, United States
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About Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University is a school located in Pittsburgh, PA, US with a total of 5256 courses available to enroll in.

Carnegie Mellon University, referred to as CMU, is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a world-renowned private top research university. The school has the nation's top Computer Science program and Drama school. In addition, it has it's Art college, Business school, and Engineering programs. There are over 13,000 students from over 100 countries and over 5,000 faculty and staff at the university.

Created in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie, an industrialist and philanthropist, the Carnegie Technical School was established at the beginning of his career with the goal of "providing good vocational training to working-class children in Pittsburgh." CMU has five libraries, the Hunt Library, the Mellon Institute Library, the Roger Sorrells Engineering and Science Library, the Qatar Library and the Posner Center.

CMU campus has a number of recreational and sports facilities they offer for their students. Free baseball, shuffleboard, table football, table tennis and yoga mats are located in the basement of the University Center (UC). There you are free to borrow sports equipment. In the back of the UC there are showers, saunas and other facilities. UC and Skibo have indoor basketball courts. In the south of the UC is an outdoor tennis court. Located at UC east there is a rugby and baseball field. On the first floor of the UC there is a squash court, on the second floor there is a exercise room and a gymnasium. In the exercise rooms you can take lessons in aerobics and yoga.

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