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 Please refer to the university’s current "Statement of Accreditation Status" for more information.

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 BPPE annual reports, as well as the school catalogs and fact sheets for each program.

2021 Annual Report for Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2020 Annual Report for Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

2019 Annual Report for Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Heinz College

Information Networking Institute

Integrated Innovation Institute

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: Associate Vice President and Director of Enrollment Services and International Programs, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, Telephone: 412-268-5399, Email: Individuals may also contact the relevant agency above for more information or for information on how to file a complaint.