Carnegie Mellon University is a global research university with more than 13,285 students, 98,000 alumni, and 5,000 faculty and staff. CMU has been a birthplace of innovation since its founding in 1900. Today, we are a global leader bringing groundbreaking ideas to market and creating successful startup businesses. Our award-winning faculty members are renowned for working closely with students to solve major scienti?c, technological and societal challenges. Our students are recruited by some of the world's most innovative companies.