Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104,

The commission may be contacted by telephone at 267-284-5000 or via email at The university’s current “Statement of Accreditation Status” may be found at: 

State Approvals: The university is authorized to operate in the following states:


Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
Toll-free: 888-370-7589

Below you will find links to the 2015 & 2016 BPPE Annual Report, the school catalogs and fact sheets for each program.

2016 Annual Report for Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2015 Annual Report for Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Integrated Innovation Institute


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D. - Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

M.S. - Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

M.S. - Software Engineering (SE)


Information Networking Institute


Entertainment Technology Center


Heinz College (Master of Entertainment Industry Management)


New York

New York State Education Department
Office of Higher Education
Room 977 Education Building Annex
Albany, NY 12234
Telephone: Office of Higher Education, 518-486-3633


Pennsylvania Department of Education
Office of Postsecondary and Higher Education
333 Market Street, 12th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Telephone: 717-783-8228

Washington, D.C.

Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Government of the District of Columbia
810 First Street NE
9th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: 202-727-6436

Inquiries: Inquiries regarding the university’s accreditation status or authorization to operate in any of the above states may be directed to: Director of Accreditation and Strategic Initiatives, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, Telephone: 412-268-8251, Email: Individuals may also contact the relevant agency above for more information or for information on how to file a complaint.

Effective July 2011 / Updated March 2016

Carnegie Mellon University Consumer Information