Internationally recognized for our programs in computer science, fine arts, engineering, business and the humanities. You’ll find a dynamic, intense student body working very hard -- and playing hard, too!
Are you going to be a junior or senior in high school? If so, consider spending part of your summer in one of our distinct Pre-College programs. You can either explore architecture, art & design, drama, music, or the National High School Game Academy to prepare yourself for study at the college level. Through our Advanced Placement/Early Admission program, you can take two challenging college courses in order to gain advanced placement and get a head start in college.
Our Pre-College programs will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is all about - from the classroom to what’s happening on weekends. You’ll meet people from all over the world, be inspired by our world-renowned faculty, take part in the excitement of campus life and have the opportunity to explore the city of Pittsburgh.
Students must be in high school, have completed their sophomore year and be 16 to 18 years old (born between August 9, 1994 and June 29, 1997). This does not apply to commuters.