Carnegie Mellon University, established in 1900, is a private research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It enrolls over 6,300 undergraduates and has a colorful campus with limitless resources. It has an intense academic curriculum and plenty of recreational activities. Students can take part in aerobics, yoga, over 160 student organizations or blend into its Greek scene. The Tartans compete in Division III of the NCAA, cheered on by the Kiltie Band, and house several professional teams! The university hosts an unending number of events, its most popular being Carnival Weekend. It’s also hard to stay away from the Hunt Library, with its rainbow-streaked lights coming alive at night. Notable CMU alumni include Professor Randy Pausch whose Last Lecture inspired the world, and actress Holly Hunter. Carnegie Mellon, located in the midst of Pittburgh sights and sports stadiums, connects its students with its illustrious alumni network.