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Students at Carnegie Mellon University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
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  • Passionate
    43%
  • Diligent
    26%
  • Nerdy
    19%
  • Geeky
    4%
  • Odd
    4%
  • Quirky
    4%
Female Undergrads
49%
Male Undergrads
51%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    10%
  • Out-of-State
    72%
  • International
    18%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    3%
  • 18-19
    47%
  • 20-21
    43%
  • 22-24
    7%
  • Over 25
    0%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    15%
  • $30k-$48k
    9%
  • $49k-$75k
    12%
  • $76k-$110k
    17%
  • $110k+
    47%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
74%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.87 responses
Poll
81%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).88 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    5%
  • Asian
    29%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    21%
  • Multiracial
    4%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    5%
  • White
    27%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 42 responses
  • Republican
    21%
  • Democratic
    38%
  • Independent
    24%
  • I don't care about politics
    17%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 88 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    8%
  • Liberal
    36%
  • Moderate
    32%
  • Conservative
    3%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    18%