Who we are

CACEI is the first accrediting body established in Mexico and performs a function of great importance since it contributes to improving the quality of engineering education. CACEI provides timely, pertinent, and objective information, greatly valued by educational institutions, students, faculty, graduates, employers, and parents for decision-making.


Contribute to the improvement of the quality in the training of engineers through the preparation of academic cadres that carry out the evaluation and accreditation with international recognition of the undergraduate higher education programs in engineering that are taught by public and private institutions, both in the country and abroad., with quality, transparency, confidentiality, professionalism and honesty.


By the year 2026, the CACEI:

  • It will be an internationally recognized accrediting body as a leader for the quality of the services it offers, the transparency of its processes and the reliability of the results, as well as for the professionalism of its evaluators;
  • Offer Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) a permanent quality service, through counseling and training of academic cadres;
  • It will have certified processes in accordance with international quality standards; and
  • It will be linked with the Productive and Academic sectors, as well as with international accrediting organizations in the engineering area.


Quality Policy

CACEI is committed to providing quality services as an accrediting body, recognized nationally and internationally in the evaluation processes for accreditation of undergraduate engineering programs. Also, for the training of academic staff who meet the requirements and the needs and exceed the expectations of public and private higher education institutions. Verifying the standards established for quality programs; through implementing a Quality Management System, CACEI strives to responsibly achieve the continuous improvement of its services and processes with transparency, professionalism, and ethics.

Quality objectives:

  1. Be recognized internationally by agencies and institutions as an accrediting body for educational programs in Engineering and Técnico Superior Universitario, which meets international standards of quality in its reference frameworks.
  2. Provide permanent quality services for undergraduate education in engineering, through the training of faculty that carry out the evaluation of educational programs for international recognition with efficient, pertinent and transparent processes with the recognition of the professionalism of its evaluators in a paradigm of continuous improvement.
  3. Become certified with the international standard ISO 9001: 2015.
  4. Strengthen CACEI's relationship with the environment through its committed participation, generating and promoting projects and actions through strategic alliances with academic, professional, and governmental organizations for their benefit, particularly by influencing the proposal of associated public policies for the continuous improvement of the education of engineers and Técnico Superior Universitario.
  5. Provide pertinent information to the different stakeholders (employers, graduates, professional associations, experts, organizations and representatives of the productive and social sectors) as well as students, HEIs, parents and higher education subsystems, through the dissemination of the results of the accreditation to support that it contributes to optimal decision-making.
  6. Improve management of the resources (human, material, financial and services), with an emphasis on transparency, to allow ethical and quality management, decision-making based on the current normative framework and contribute to a favorable organizational climate.


  • Respect for the law
  • Integrity
  • Decorum
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Impartiality and equality
  • Gender equity
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Respect for the environment