Carnegie Mellon University challenges the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters.
Biological sciences students at CMU-Q do more than study science: they learn to follow their curiosity, explore hypotheses, and contribute in a meaningful way as young scientists and researchers.
Students receive rigorous training in biology while building a strong foundation in all of the natural sciences.
Business administration students at CMU-Q learn quantitative decision-making, our pioneering approach to undergraduate business education.
Students learn the fundamentals through a central core of courses in the areas of business, economics, mathematics, and computing.
Computer science students at CMU-Q learn both the theoretical foundations and the practical knowledge to push the frontiers of the field and make a real-world impact.
Students learn the fundamentals of computer science, including mathematical reasoning, algorithmic thinking and programming.
Information systems students learn to design, deliver, and use information and communication technologies to solve problems for companies, governments, and society.
Students build a solid foundation in computing, communications, and software development, while also studying social sciences and organizational theory to develop critical thinking and understand the human impacts of technological change.
Qatar Foundation’s Education City campus is a special place to learn. It’s home to branch campuses of some of the world’s leading educational institutes, a homegrown research university, startup incubators, technology parks, heritage sites, cultural institutions, and so much more.
Class of 2022
“The CMU-Q student experience is unique. Throughout your time as a student, you are encouraged to take what you learn and apply it into real life projects.”
Class of 2015
“As CMU-Q grads, we have an advantage. Our education hasn’t been about specific content, but how to learn, think and problem-solve.”
Class of 2020
“Graduating from Computer Science at CMU-Q definitely helped me stand out. The rigor of CMU-Q set me up to succeed in my career, because we become so used to being challenged and solving problems as students.”
Class of 2016
“CMU-Q has such a big emphasis on molecular biology, that really gave me an advantage when I was in grad school. Even now as a practicing genetic counselor, it’s those concepts from undergrad that help me think critically.”
Class of 2018
“As a student, I was constantly encouraged to seek knowledge from various disciplines beyond my own. The skills I gained at university helped me become more innovative and technology-focused.”
Class of 2021
“CMU-Q taught me the true meaning of belonging, nurtured me, and prepared me for the real world.”
Your life as a CMU-Q student is about exploring new interests, making new friends, and figuring out where your career path will lead.
At CMU-Q, learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. This is your undergraduate education—your time to discover what you love.
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Tuition on the Qatar campus is the same as the Pittsburgh campus in the United States. Five types of financial aid are available, depending on the student’s nationality, financial need and academic merit:
|First-year students entering Fall 20231|
|Tuition||US$ 62,260||QAR 227,249|
|Orientation fee (fall semester only)||US$ 555||QAR 2,026|
|Activity fee||US$ 288||QAR 1,051|
|Technology fee||US$ 460||QAR 1,679|
|Books||US$ 300||QAR 1,095|
|Health insurance2||US$ 820||QAR 3,000|
|Total tuition and fees3||US$ 64,683||QAR 236,100|
|1 CMU-Q utilizes a fixed exchange rate of QAR 3.65 = 1 USD for Tuition and Fees. 2 Health Insurance is subject to change following negotiations with the provider. 3 The Enrollment deposit of USD 1,000 will be credited towards Tuition and Fees.|
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