Carnegie Mellon University

California Private Postsecondary Education Act

The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) came into existence on January 1, 2010, following passage of Assembly Bill 48, known as the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8).

Bureau Mission Statement

The Bureau exists to promote and protect the interests of students and consumers: (i) through the effective and efficient oversight of California's private postsecondary educational institutions, (ii) through the promotion of competition that rewards educational quality and employment outcomes, (iii) through proactively combating unlicensed activity, and (iv) by resolving student complaints in a manner that benefits both the complaining student and future students.

Visit the BPPE website 

Information for Accreditation

School Performance Fact Sheets

For students who started in Spring 2021

Post-Graduation Data

For more information about CMU’s consumer information and state approvals, please visit the university’s website.

*Please note: the bicoastal program originally established as the M.S. in Information Technology-Mobility (MSIT-MOB) has been renamed in 2020 as the M.S. in Mobile and IoT Engineering (MSMITE).