About Carnegie Mellon University (Australia)
Carnegie Mellon University is an American university established in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ranked 24 in the world (Times Higher Education, World University Ranking, 2014-15) Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation throughout its 115-year history and is a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.
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 2012) and Australia’s most affordable capital city, the Carnegie Mellon Australia campus is home to students from over 30 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.
Our degrees combine practical and technical courses that provide students with the scientific knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in their careers.
Carnegie Mellon University Australia is founded on the proposition that the study of public policy and of information technology, independently and jointly, provides a uniquely powerful platform from which to influence the world of the 21st Century. We are the only academic institution in the world that pursues this goal through a unified faculty that comprises management science, social science, and information technology in roughly equal parts. It is our mission to utilise the research and education this platform enables to have a positive influence on the evolution of societies, economic systems, organizations and individual lives around the world.
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