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Carnegie Mellon University Australia

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Carnegie Mellon University is an American university founded in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its history and is a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.

Established in 2006, Carnegie Mellon University in Australia forms part of Carnegie Mellon’s global footprint which includes campuses in Silicon Valley, Rwanda and Qatar.

Located in Adelaide, the fifth Most Liveable City in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit 2015) and Australia’s most affordable mainland capital city, the Carnegie Mellon Australia campus is home to students from over 28 countries, creating wide-reaching networks of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.

Students graduate with the Carnegie Mellon University American degree and are taught by highly qualified faculty who boast extensive careers in teaching, basic and applied research, and leadership in their respective fields. Classes are taught by resident and visiting faculty from Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. Overseas faculty teach remotely to Adelaide using sophisticated video conferencing facilities. Controlled student-to-faculty ratios ensure the faculty provide students with personalised attention to meet their individual needs.

Rankings and reputation

Carnegie Mellon University is currently ranked 58th overall in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017. It’s also competitive in a broad range of disciplines covered by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 – including a place in the world’s top 10 for computer science, top 20 for art and design, top 50 for electrical engineering, and more.

Graduates employed globally by influencers and market leaders

With students coming from across the globe, the campus offers a truly diverse and multicultural environment – as well as a global network after graduation.

CMU Australia alumni are found across the world, working for leading organizations including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Salesforce, Oracle, Schneider Electric, Cochlear, Coca Cola, Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PwC, Citigroup, and more!

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