Carleton University, a founding member of the Council of Ontario Universities, enjoys full accreditation by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development of the Province of Ontario.
All programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Engineering degree are accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board of the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers.
The Bachelor of Architecture degree offered by the School of Architecture is recognized by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board as a prerequisite to apply for certification of academic qualifications for registration to practise as an architect in a provincial association.
The Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programs offered by the Sprott School of Business are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and by the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS).
The Bachelor of Computer Science Honours Degree Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of the Canadian Information Processing Society.
The B.Sc. Honours Chemistry and B.Sc. Honours Chemistry with Concentration in Nanotechnology are accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry.
The School of Industrial Design was established at Carleton on the recommendation of a study prepared by the Association of Canadian Industrial Designers. Initial funding for the school was supplied by Design Canada, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Commerce.
The Bachelor of Mathematics Honours Degree Program in Statistics is accredited by the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC).
The Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work degree programs have been fully accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education.
Carleton University participates in the Ontario Student Assistance Program, other provincial assistance programs and the Canada Student Loans Program, and is recognized for the Quebec Loans and Bursaries Program.
Carleton University's degree programs are recognized in the United States by the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.