Upcoming Reviews

In accordance with §602.23 of US Federal Regulations for accrediting agencies, a recognized accrediting agency must provide public notice that an institution or program is being considered for accreditation and must provide an opportunity for third-party comment. Comments are taken into consideration by the Commission in making an accreditation decision. More information about making comments is available at the bottom of this page.  

The Commission will review the following programs and language institutions at its April 2018 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to March 21, 2018.

Initial accreditation
  • Central Michigan University English Language Institute IEP and Dual Program - Mt. Pleasant, MI (programmatic)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology English Language Services - Chicago, IL (programmatic)
  • Learnet Academy English as a Foreign Language Program and TOEFL iBT Program - Los Angeles, CA (programmatic)
  • Main Street Schoolhouse Language Institute - Hamilton, OH (institutional)
  • Northern Border University Department of English Language Skills Preparatory Intensive English Program- Arar, Saudi Arabia (general)
  • Unilatina Language Institute - Miramar, FL (institutional)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout ESL Institute - Menomonie, WI (programmatic)
 4-year continued initial accreditation
  • American Harbor College ESL Program - Orange, CA (institutional) 
  • Atlantis University Atlantis Language Institute - Miami, FL (programmatic)
  • Creighton University Intensive English Language Institute - Omaha, NE (programmatic)
  • Excel English Institute - Dallas, TX (institutional)
  • Santis Educational Services Intensive English Program - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (general)
Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location
  • Internexus Provo - Provo, UT (institutional) 
  • Internexus San Diego - San Diego, CA (institutional) 
  • Open Hearts Language Academy - Orlando- Orlando, FL (institutional) 
  • Uceda School of Miami Beach - Miami Beach, FL (institutional) 
  • WSU Tri-Cities Intensive American Language Center - Richland, WA (programmatic)
  • American Language Academy Greensboro -  Greensboro, NC (institutional)
  • FLS International at Boston Commons - Boston, MA (institutional)
  • FLS International at Chestnut Hill College - Philadelphia, PA (institutional)
  • FLS International at Citrus College - Glendora, CA (institutional)
  • FLS International at Saddleback College - Mission Viejo, CA (institutional)
  • FLS International at Tennessee Technological University - Cookeville, TN (institutional)
  • Gonzaga University English Language Center ESL Program- Spokane, WA (programmatic)
  • INTERLINK Language Center at Montana State University -Bozeman, MT (institutional)
  • INTERLINK Language Center at Seattle Pacific University - Seattle , WA (institutional)
  • International Educational Services/Eurocentres San Diego - San Diego, CA  (institutional)
  • International Mid Pac College - Honolulu, HI (institutional)
  • King Abdulaziz University English Language Institute - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  (general)
  • Learning Institute of Texas - Houston, TX (institutional)
  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Intensive English Programs - Monterey,CA (programmatic)
  • Sacred Heart University English Language Institute Intensive English Program - Fairfield, CT (programmatic)
  • South Beach Languages - Miami Beach, FL (institutional)
  • University of Michigan-Flint English Language Program- Flint, MI (programmatic)
  • University of Northern Colorado Intensive English Program - Greeley, CO  (programmatic)
  • University of Texas at Arlington English Language Institute - Arlington, TX (programmatic)
  • Washington State University Intensive American Language Center (IALC) Main Academic English Program-Pullman, WA (programmatic)
9-year continued reaccreditation
  • Istanbul Technical University School of Foreign Languages English Preparatory Programs- Istanbul, Turkey (general)
  • Utah Valley University Intensive English Program- Orem, UT (programmatic)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Campus Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute Intensive English Program - Blacksburg, VA (programmatic)

December 2017

August 2017

April 2017

December 2016

August 2016

April 2016

December 2015

August 2015

April 2015

December 2014

What kind of comments may I make?

Comments are voluntary. They may support the candidate’s application or question its compliance with the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions, which can be found on the website. In all cases, comments should relate to the program or institution’s compliance with the CEA Standards and should be based on your understanding of the program or institution’s ability to meet its mission.

What happens to comments?

The Commission will review your comments as part of its evaluation of a program or institution’s compliance with the CEA Standards. Comments must be received prior to the meeting, by the date listed above, in order for full consideration by the Commission.

Where should I submit my written comments?

By email:
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By postal mail:
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
1001 N. Fairfax St., Suite 630
Alexandria, VA 22314