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 complete list of CEA accredited programs and institutions.

The following decisions were made at the December 2018 Commission meeting.

Granted five-year initial accreditation
Florida State University Center for Intensive English Studies Intensive English Program- Tallahassee, FL (programmatic)
Liberty Institute Orlando- Orlando, FL (institutional)

Granted one-year initial accreditation
University of Mississippi Intensive English Program- University, MS (programmatic)

Granted initial accreditation of an additional branch location through August 2020
ALA SUNY Cobleskill- Cobleskill, NY (institutional)
Manhattan English Center (MEC)- New York, NY (institutional)

Granted continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location
CAMPUS Education Midtown- New York, NY (institutional) through April 2022
CAMPUS Education Times Square- New York, NY (institutional) through April 2022
English as a Second Language International (ESLi) at Sullivan University- Louisville, KY (institutional) through December 2021
International Academy of English - Irvine (formerly International Academy of English Newport Beach)- Irvine, CA (institutional) through April 2022
LISMA Queens ESL Center (Queens 2)- Flushing, NY (institutional) through April 2022
UCEDA INTERNATIONAL Falls Church- Falls Church, VA (institutional) through April 2022
Uceda School of Elizabeth- Elizabeth, NJ (institutional) through April 2022

Granted ten-year reaccreditation
American Advanced Institute of Technology (AAIT) Language School- Feasterville, PA (institutional)
American Language Communication Center- New York, NY (institutional)
College of English Language Santa Monica - Santa Monica, CA (institutional)
English as a Second Language International (ESLi) at Western Kentucky University- Bowling Green, KY (institutional)
Gulf Language School- Stafford, TX (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)

Granted one-year reaccreditation
ASC English School- Boston, MA (institutional)
Atlanta English Institute- Atlanta, GA (institutional)
Evergreen Academy- Annandale, VA (institutional)
Nomen Global Language Centers- Provo, UT (institutional)
Intercultural Communications College- Honolulu, HI (institutional)

Granted nine-year continued re-accreditation
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)

Acceptance of notifications
The Commission voted to accept the following notifications from sites to let their term of accreditation expire or voluntarily withdraw from accreditation due to closure.

Expiration of term of accreditation
ESLi (English as a Second Language International) at West Texas A&M University- Canyon, TX (institutional)
PACE (Professional and Collegiate English) International Academy- Orem, UT (institutional)

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation (closure)
inlingua Florida Aventura- Aventura, FL (institutional)
inlingua Florida Tampa- Tampa, FL (institutional)


Executive Committee actions

The following notifications of voluntary withdrawal from accreditation due to closure were accepted by the Executive Committee, which performs certain actions behalf of the full Commission in the interim period between meetings.

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation (closure)
English USA Internexus Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV (eff. 02/15/2019)
inlingua Florida- Boca Raton, Boca Raton, FL (eff. 01/23/2019)
inlingua Florida Brickell- Miami, FL (eff. 01/23/2019)
inlingua Florida Doral- Doral, FL (eff. 01/23/2019)
inlingua Florida Weston- Sunrise, FL (eff. 01/23/2019)
INTERLINK Language Center at St. Ambrose University – Davenport, IA (eff. 12/31/2018)
LAL Language Centers- LAL Boston- Boston, MA (eff. 12/21/2018)



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December 2017

August 2017

April/May 2017

December 2016

August 2016

April 2016

December 2015

August 2015

April 2015

December 2014


 Denial Actions contains information about denials and site responses.


ESLi (English as a Second Language International) at West Texas A&M University- Canyon, TX (institutional)
PACE (Professional and Collegiate English) International Academy- Orem, UT (institutional)