Statistically Speaking: Homecoming

For Carnegie Mellon alumni, Homecoming has historically been a time to come back to their alma mater and reminisce about times they spent on campus with their peers. The class reunions are usually welcomed with a football game at home, but this year the biggest event is the third annual chili cookoff. Here are some statistics on Homecoming in the past and this year’s Homecoming as well:

Number of Homecoming events: 163

Average number of people who come to Carnegie Mellon during Homecoming weekend: 1393

Number of classes that attend the event: 58

Oldest class that attends the event: 1931

Number of states represented by alumni at Homecoming: 28

Number of faculty, alumni, and staff receiving Alumni Awards this year: 14

Sources: Office of Alumni Relations