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 August 2018 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to July 18, 2018. 

Initial accreditation

  • ACES Learning Center- Austin, TX (institutional)
  • Durham Technical Community College English for Academic Purposes Program- Durham, NC (programmatic)
  • Midwestern Career College English as a Second Language Program- Chicago, IL (programmatic)
  • MILO International Language Center- Weston, FL (institutional)
  • ON Language- Gainesville, GA (institutional)
  • University of Missouri Intensive English Program- Columbia, MO (programmatic)
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte English Language Training Institute- Charlotte, NC (programmatic)

4-year continued initial accreditation

  • Arkansas Tech University English Language Institute- Russellville, AR (programmatic)
  • Ferris State University West Michigan English Language Institute (WMELI)- Big Rapids, MI (programmatic)
  • University of Tabuk Department of Languages and Translation English Language Program- Tabuk, Saudi Arabia (general)
  • Virginia International University Seven-week Intensive English Program- Fairfax, VA (programmatic)

Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location

  • INTERLINK Language Center at St. Ambrose University- Davenport, IA (institutional)
  • Internexus Orlando- Orlando, FL (institutional)


  • Bell Language School- Brooklyn, NY (institutional)
  • C.C.B. School of Atlanta- Duluth, GA (institutional)
  • Educational and Cultural Interactions / Randall University- Moore, OK (institutional)
  • Educational and Cultural Interactions/ University of Dallas- Irving, TX (institutional)
  • Global ESL Academy- Flushing, NY (institutional)
  • GT Educational Center- Chicago, IL (institutional)
  • Gulf University for Science and Technology English Foundation Unit- Hawally, Kuwait (general)
  • Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (ICPNA) Lima- Lima, Peru (general)
  • INTERLINK Language Center at Indiana State University- Terre Haute, IN (institutional)
  • INTERLINK Language Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro- Greensboro, NC (institutional)
  • International Academy of English Las Vegas East- Las Vegas, NV (institutional)
  • International Academy of English Las Vegas West- Las Vegas, NV (institutional)
  • International Academy of English San Diego- San Diego, CA (institutional)
  • International Educational Center - Glenview- Glenview, IL (institutional)
  • INTO Oregon State University Academic English Program- Corvallis, OR (programmatic)
  • Mentora College - Washington, DC (institutional)
  • University of Nevada Reno Intensive English Language Center- Reno, NV (programmatic)

9-year continued reaccreditation

  • Ball State University Intensive English Institute- Muncie, IN (programmatic)
  • California State University, Long Beach American Language Institute Intensive English Program- Long Beach, CA (programmatic)
  • Drexel University English Language Center Intensive English Program- Philadelphia, PA (programmatic)
  • University at Buffalo, State University of New York English Language Institute Intensive English Program- Buffalo, NY (programmatic)
  • Western Illinois University English As a Second Language (WESL) Program- Macomb, IL (programmatic)

April 2018

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


Initial accreditation of an additional branch location