Recent Decisions

As required by CEA and U.S. Department of Education policy, accreditation decisions must be made public.  The following decisions were made at the December 2016 Commission meeting. These decisions are reflected in the complete list of CEA accredited programs and institutions.

Granted 5-year initial accreditation
  • Rochester Institute of Technology English Language Center- Rochester, NY
  • University of Southern Indiana Intensive English Program- Evansville, IN
 Granted 1-year initial accreditation
  • New York English Center- New York, NY
  • University of Montana English Language Institute- Missoula, MT
  • West Virginia University Intensive English Program- Morgantown, WV
  Granted initial accreditation of an additional branch through August 2018
  • ALA Boston- Brookline, MA
  • ESLi at Sullivan University- Louisville, KY
  • INTERLINK Language Center at St. Ambrose University- Davenport, IA
  • Washington State University Tri-Cities Intensive American Language Center- Richland, WA
 Granted 4-year continued initial accreditation
  • Face to Face Learning Center- Miami, FL
  • Just.Go Languages Center- Miami Beach, FL
  • LIC/LISMA Language Center Manhattan- New York, NY
  • LIC/LISMA Language Center Queens- Flushing, NY
 Granted continued initial accreditation of an additional branch through April 2020
  • LCI Roanoke- Salem, VA
  • Open Hearts Language Academy LA- Sherman Oaks, CA
  • SBL North- Hollywood, FL
  • Uceda School of East Las Vegas- Las Vegas, NV
  • Uceda School of Pennsylvania- Wilkes-Barre, PA
 Granted 10-year re-accreditation
  • International Education Center at Diablo Valley College- Concord, CA
  • University of Northern Iowa Culture and Intensive English Program- Cedar Falls, IA
  • University of Iowa Intensive English Program- Iowa City, IA
  • University of Washington Intensive English Program- Seattle, WA
  • Yasar University English Preparatory Class- Izmir, Turkey
 Granted 1-year re-accreditation
  • St Giles International New York City- New York, NY
 Granted 9-year continued re-accreditation
  • WESLI (Wisconsin ESL Institute)- Madison, WI
 Deferral of accreditation decision
  • Santis Educational Services Intensive English Program- Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
 Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
  • Open Hearts Language Academy- NYC- New York, NY
 Withdrawal of accreditation (closure)
  • ESLi at Texas A & M University Corpus Christi- Corpus Christi, TX
 Expiration of term of accreditation
  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Intensive English Program - Milwaukee, WI


Denial Actions contains information about denials and site responses.



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December 2014