About

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global, research university which stands among the world's most renowned educational institutions.

Established in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation, and a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia

At the invitation of the South Australian Government, Carnegie Mellon University opened its campus in Adelaide in 2006., becoming the first international university to establish a campus in Australia.

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia is the Asia-Pacific base of a global CMU footprint which includes campuses in Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Rwanda and Qatar.

Located in Adelaide, the world’s tenth Most Liveable City (The Economist Intelligence Unit 2018) and Australia’s most affordable mainland capital city, Carnegie Mellon's Australian campus is home to students from over 20 countries, creating a wide-reaching network of contemporaries, global experts and alumni.

Students graduate with a Carnegie Mellon University US degree, and are taught by highly-qualified faculty from Adelaide, Pittsburgh, and Washington D.C. using face-to-face and video conference delivery. Small student-to-faculty ratios ensure that the faculty provide students with personalised attention to meet their individual needs.

Accreditation

Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Commission may be contacted by telephone at 00 + 1 + 267 284 5000, by email at info@msche.org or espanolinfo@msche.org (Spanish/Español), or by mail at 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

The degree of Master of Science in Public Policy and Management is also accredited in the United States by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

As well as accreditation through the American system, degrees awarded at Carnegie Mellon University in Australia are fully accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). Programs delivered in Australia all meet the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework. In addition, all programs delivered are listed on the CRICOS Register of providers of Educational Services for Overseas students (CRICOS Provider 02696B).

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