Recent Decisions

As required by CEA and U.S. Department of Education policy, accreditation decisions must be made public. Decisions which appear below and in the Archive of Recent Decisions are reflected in the directory of CEA-accredited programs and institutions. The following decisions were made at the December 2022 Commission meeting.

One-year initial accreditation
Philadelphia English Language Institute (PELI)- Philadelphia, PA (institutional)

Four-year continued initial accreditation
American Language Institute- Floral Park, NY (institutional)
Auburn University Auburn Global- Auburn, AL (programmatic)
Edwina American Academy - English Department (formerly American Eagle International School)- Erbil, Iraq (general)
Universidad de los Andes Languages and Culture Department- Bogota, Colombia (general)

Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location through December 2025
American English Center (AEC) New York- New York, NY (institutional)
American English Center (AEC) Los Angeles- Los Angeles, CA (institutional)
Amlotus, LLC - Flushing- Flushing, NY (institutional) 

Ten-year reaccreditation
The English Island- Atlanta, GA (institutional)
UCEDA International Falls Church- Falls Church, VA (institutional)
University of Dayton Intensive English Program- Dayton, OH (programmatic) 

One-year reaccreditation
Internexus Los Angeles- Redondo Beach, CA (institutional)

Nine-year continued reaccreditation
Sky Language School New Jersey- Palisades Park, NJ (institutional)
Sky Language School Queens- Flushing, NY (institutional)
Washburn University Intensive English Program- Topeka, KS (programmatic) 

Brooklyn School of Languages- Brooklyn, NY (institutional) – eff. 12/31/2022
English Learning Institute- Durham, NC (institutional) – eff. 12/31/2022

Placed on show cause
Main Street Schoolhouse Language Institute- Hamilton, OH (institutional)

Acknowledgement of Executive Committee actions
The Commission was notified of the following Executive Committee actions taken on behalf of the full Commission in the period between meetings.

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
Iowa State University Intensive English Orientation Program (IEOP)- Ames, IA (programmatic) – eff. 11/25/2022
Missouri University of Science and Technology Intensive English Program- Rolla, MO (programmatic) – eff. 12/06/2022
Stratford Language Institute- Alexandria, VA (institutional) – eff. 9/28/2022


Executive Committee actions
The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the full Commission in the period between meetings.

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
Main Street Schoolhouse Language Institute- Hamilton, OH (institutional) – eff. 1/27/2023
University of Georgia Intensive English Program- Athens, GA (programmatic) – eff. 1/24/2023

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation (closure)
New Jersey English Center- Jersey City, NJ (institutional) – eff. 2/28/2023
Oxford International School of English (OISE) Boston- Boston, MA (institutional) – eff. 2/27/2023
University of Michigan English Language Proficiency Program (ELPP)- Dearborn, MI (programmatic) – eff. 2/27/2023



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See the Denial Actions page for information about denials and site responsive comments, if applicable.