Universitas Mercu Buana is a Private University that organizes "Tridharma Perguruan Tinggi" namely education, research, and community service. It was established in Jakarta in 1985 by the Menara Bhakti Foundation. Universitas Mercu Buana coordinates with "Lembaga Layanan Pendidikan Tinggi (LLDIKTI) Wilayah III Kementerian Riset Teknologi Dan Pendidikan Tinggi (KEMRISTEKDIKTI) Republik Indonesia". Since December 2016 Universitas Mercu Buana has obtained Higher Education Institution Accreditation (AIPT) with a rating of "A" from Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT). At present Universitas Mercu Buana is in the process of obtaining international accreditation.