Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (Carnegie Mellon or CMU) is a private, highly selective research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The university began as the Carnegie Technical Schools, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1900. In 1912, the school became Carnegie Institute of Technology and began granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to form Carnegie Mellon University.