Carnegie Mellon Engineering

Playing with fire: David Sapiro studies swords and the science behind blacksmithing

Playing with fire: David Sapiro studies swords and the science behind blacksmithing

In the lab, David Sapiro studies the properties of corrosion in austenitic stainless steels. But in his garage, you’ll often find him leaning over a blacksmith’s anvil, hammering hot steel bars into new shapes, crafting tools and blades from molten metals. Continue Reading...

Prospective Students

Becoming an engineer is all about solving problems. It is a combination of technical skills, innovation, project management, communication capability, and creative thinking. Prospective undergraduate and graduate students will find that Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering has a lot to offer both in the classroom and out, providing our students with the experience to create their own future. The College of Engineering is a top-ranked institution, offering interdisciplinary and global opportunities. The college includes seven departments granting B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, two graduate-only degree granting departments, two research institutes, and many multidisciplinary research centers.

Home to more than 150 student organizations, the Carnegie Mellon experience goes far beyond the classroom. And if you don't find exactly what you want, Carnegie Mellon encourages you to create your own path. Learn more about our student organizations.

Curious about where your tuition dollars go and what the return is on your investment? Check out The Hub's CMU Enrollment Bulletin where you can learn more about the latest research on financial aid, national student data, higher education hot topics, and more.


Undergraduate Studies

Choosing a college is a major life decision. The quality of education you receive will determine your career potential and the scope of available opportunities post-graduation.


Graduate Studies

Our master's and Ph.D. programs are some of the most sought-after opportunities in education. We offer you the chance to drive leading research, work side-by-side with acclaimed faculty, and receive an education that is acknowledged to be among the best in the country.


Integrated and Accelerated Programs

Interested in getting both bachelor's and master's degrees in five years? The College of Engineering offers a number of integrated and accelerated programs.


About The College of Engineering

Learn more about the College of Engineering, also known as CIT, at Carnegie Mellon.

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