Accreditation Fees

CEA fees are based on the direct costs of specific activities as well as CEA operating costs related to implementing the accreditation process.

Fees applicable to single programs or language institutions seeking initial accreditation include the following: 

Service:       2024 Fee:
Application for eligibility     $450
Workshop for first participant     $350
Submission of the plan for the self study     $2,500
Site visit in the U.S.     $7,200


Other fees, including information for reaccreditation, multiple sites and international locations, can be found in the fee schedule.   2024 Fee Schedule

Additional information about fees can be found in the CEA Policies and Procedures document.

If you have any questions about fees, please contact CEA.