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 December 2018 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to November 16, 2018. 

Initial accreditation
Florida State University Center for Intensive English Studies Intensive English Program- Tallahassee, FL (programmatic)
Liberty Institute Orlando- Orlando, FL (institutional)
University of Mississippi Intensive English Program- University, MS (programmatic)

Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location
CAMPUS Education Midtown- New York, NY (institutional)
CAMPUS Education Times Square- New York, NY (institutional)
English as a Second Language International (ESLi) at Sullivan University- Louisville, KY (institutional)
International Academy of English - Irvine (formerly International Academy of English Newport Beach)- Irvine, CA (institutional)
LISMA Queens ESL Center (Queens 2)- Flushing, NY (institutional)
UCEDA INTERNATIONAL Falls Church- Falls Church, VA (institutional)
Uceda School of Elizabeth- Elizabeth, NJ (institutional)

American Advanced Institute of Technology (AAIT) Language School- Feasterville, PA (institutional)
American Language Communication Center - Manhattan- New York, NY (institutional)
ASC English School- Boston, MA (institutional)
Atlanta English Institute- Atlanta, GA (institutional)
College of English Language Santa Monica - Santa Monica, CA (institutional)
English as a Second Language International (ESLi) at West Texas A&M University- Canyon, TX (institutional)
English as a Second Language International (ESLi) at Western Kentucky University- Bowling Green, KY (institutional)
Evergreen Academy- Annandale, VA (institutional)
Gulf Language School- Stafford, TX (institutional)
Intercultural Communications College- Honolulu, HI (institutional)
Nomen Global Language Centers- Provo, UT (institutional)
Portland State University Intensive English Language Program- Portland, OR (programmatic)
Selnate International School- Provo, UT (institutional)
UCEDA INTERNATIONAL New Brunswick - New Brunswick, NJ (institutional)
UCEDA INTERNATIONAL Paterson - Paterson, NJ (institutional)

9-year continued reaccreditation
A F International College - Los Angeles, CA (institutional)
A F International School of Languages- Westlake Village, CA (institutional)
English Language and Culture Institute-Monmouth- Monmouth, OR (institutional)
LCI Houston- Houston, TX (institutional)
RIA English Language Institute- Providence, RI (institutional)
Spanish-American Institute - New York, NY (institutional)
Taylor University Institute for English Language Studies- Upland, IN (programmatic)
University of Connecticut American English Language Institute Intensive English Program- Storrs, CT (programmatic)
Weber State University Learning English for Academic Purposes (LEAP) Department- Ogden, UT- (programmatic)


August 2018

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