Carnegie Mellon University is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Carnegie Mellon University is ranked 22nd in the world according to Times Higher Education in 2015, and 65th among the top universities in the world by QS World University Rankings in their 2015–16 rankings.
Nationally, U.S. News & World Report ranks Carnegie Mellon tied for 23rd among American research universities in 2016. U.S. News also ranked Carnegie Mellon 1st for graduate studies in computer science, 4th for graduate studies in engineering, 7th for graduate studies in fine arts, 9th for graduate studies in public affairs, 9th for graduate studies in statistics, 19th for graduate studies in economics, 20th for graduate studies in business, and 21st for graduate studies in psychology in 2015. The undergraduate business program is ranked 2nd for management information systems, 2nd for production/operations and quantitative analysis, 7th for supply chain management, 8th for finance, and tied for 7th as an undergraduate business program overall. The undergraduate engineering program at colleges that offer doctorates as the highest degree was ranked tied for 6th overall, 3rd for computer engineering, 9th for environmental engineering, and 11th for materials science engineering in 2016. In 2013, the school was given a peer-assessed academic reputation score of 4.2, tying it with UCLA and University of North Carolina at 19th nationally.
Carnegie Mellon was named one of the "New Ivies" by Newsweek. In 2010, the Wall Street Journal ranked Carnegie Mellon 1st in computer science, 4th in finance, 7th in economics, 10th overall, and 21st in engineering according to job recruiters. Carnegie Mellon University ranks ninth among "Best Engineering Colleges By Salary Potential (Bachelor's Only)" in the United States according to PayScale's 2014-15 study. In 2014, the undergraduate school of business, the Tepper School of Business, placed 17th in an annual ranking of U.S. undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek.
In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter ranked the School of Drama number three in the world among undergraduate drama schools. In 2015, the same publication ranked the MFA program at the School of Drama number five in the world...In 2015, Carnegie Mellon University has been ranked The Best Information Technology School in the United States.Carnegie Mellon is one of 62 elected members of the Association of American Universities and one of 25 members (one of 12 American members) of the World Economic Forum Global University Leaders Forum.