Most Diverse Student Population In Carnegie Mellon Qatar Campus History

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Published September 26th, 2021 - 10:03 GMT
Most Diverse Student Population In Carnegie Mellon Qatar Campus History
CMU-Q students represent 53 countries on 5 continents
Highlights
The 2021-22 academic year at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, will be the most diverse in campus history.

The 2021-22 academic year at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, will be the most diverse in campus history. This year, CMU-Q students come from 53 countries on five continents. Nearly 40% of the student population are Qatari.

Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, is delighted that people from all over the world are choosing to study at Qatar campus: “It is wonderful to see our student population include Qatar nationals, those from the region, as well as people from much farther afield. Education City is a special place to study for exactly this reason: people from across the globe come together with a shared vision of knowledge and understanding.”

There are 439 students enrolled at CMU-Q for the 2021-22 academic year, the second highest number in campus history. The incoming class includes 117 students from 33 countries.

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar offers four undergraduate programs: biological sciences, business administration, computer science and information systems. 

CMU-Q is now accepting applications for students beginning their studies in August 2022.

Background Information

Carnegie Mellon University Qatar

For more than a century, Carnegie Mellon University has challenged the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, top-ranked and global university, Carnegie Mellon sets its own course with programs that inspire creativity and collaboration.

In 2004, Carnegie Mellon and Qatar Foundation began a partnership to deliver select programs that will contribute to the long-term development of Qatar. Today, Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science, and information systems. Nearly 400 students from 38 countries call Carnegie Mellon Qatar home.

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