Carnegie Mellon University Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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. 


  • Students will graduate with a Carnegie Mellon University degree. Your degree is accredited and recognised in both the United States and Australia. You will be inspired by a highly qualified faculty, drawing from the expertise held across the CMU global network.
  • A variety of teaching methods are employed across courses and programs including seminars, lectures and case study discussions. A course outline is provided to all students at the beginning of each course and indicates how the course is structured, the learning outcomes, the work requirements and how the course will be assessed. 
  • Classes are scheduled to meet for three hours per work. Some classes may include an additional review session each week. 


A research university like no other, Carnegie Mellon is home to experts who lead their fields and create new ones.

  • From computing to the arts to the environment to biotechnology, CMU students, faculty and staff are shaping the future with a strong focus on finding practical answers to complex problems.
  • Home to more than 100 centers and institutes, CMU affords its researchers the freedom to look across disciplines for solutions, benefiting from many perspectives.


The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) offers career exploration, campus employment, summer jobs, community service, internships, the job search process, campus recruiting via the university’s online system, resume referrals, a Web-based resume, networking and interviewing service, alumni career services, plus career and graduate school counseling. 

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Student services

At Carnegie Mellon, we have a broad spread of support services for students in a variety of contexts. We have a dedicated staff for students struggling academically, findind a career, adjusting to a new community, or who feel excluded and need additional assistance. As a university, we are committed to providing fair and equal access to a world-class education to all students with the intent that every student will succeed. These services are a major factor in fulfilling this mission. 

Housing services

  • Carnegie Mellon owns 26 residence halls and apartments on and off campus.
  • Different housing options, like traditional, suite-style, studio apartment, and special interest are available.
  • All resident halls provide wireless internet.
  • Greek housing is available for members of the Greek community. 

Library services

The University Libraries acquire materials and online resources specifically to support teaching and research at Carnegie Mellon. Carnegie Mellon library locations and hours can be found at the University Libraries website.

ICT services

  • Campus Wired Network
An extensive wired computing and communications network is available in academic and administrative buildings across campus
  • CMU Wireless Network
The CMU Wireless Network provides secure wireless connectivity across all campus buildings and in many outdoor areas
  • Virtual Private Network
Secure communications and the ability to extend local campus network access to offsite locations

Medical services

Carnegie Mellon’s University Health Services offers students many of the services they find at their local doctor’s office and promotes programming focused on the health and well-being of our community.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CaPS) provides a safe, confidential environment for students to talk about personal and academic concerns. 

Student Life

Campus life

Located in Adelaide, the world’s tenth Most Liveable City 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. 

Sports facilities

Carnegie Mellon offers students the opportunity to participate in athletics on a number of levels. Our 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports compete in the UAA conference, while our 44 clubs and intramural sports allow all students to have the opportunity to compete on the field, in the pool and on the court. 

Student clubs

Carnegie Mellon offers over 400 student organizations and activities. More than three dozen of them are multicultural and may be of particular interest to international students, or students who want to learn more about other cultures. 


  • Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S.
  • 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.  

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia


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