In 2014 the Quality Assurance Agency inspected the Higher Education provision at Carmel College. This included the BA Hons Graphic Design Degree with The University of Salford and all the Year Zero provision of The University of Liverpool
College Principal, Rob Peacock, commented "The review was extremely rigorous and thorough so we are obviously delighted to receive such a positive report. At Carmel we pride ourselves on doing the very best for all our students, working closely with our university partners to prepare them for the next stage of their academic career. We were pleased that the team recognised several examples of excellent practice as well as providing some recommendations which will help us enhance our provision even further."