The University operates under a Royal Charter which was granted in 1969.

University laws - Charter and statutes

Exempt charity status

Cranfield University is an Exempt Charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. Under this Act, universities are supervised by the Office for Students (OfS) as the ‘principal regulator’. The Office for Students is charged with ensuring that universities fulfil their obligations under charity law.

The legal name and correspondence address of the University is as follows:

Cranfield University
MK43 0AL

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Financial statements

Council minutes