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 2020 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to November 20, 2020.

Initial accreditation
Bunker Hill Community College Intensive English Program- Boston, MA (programmatic)
New York General Consulting- New York, NY (institutional)
Northwestern Polytechnic University Intensive English Program- Fremont, CA (programmatic)
Tennessee State University Intensive English Program- Nashville, TN (programmatic)
USA English Language Center- San Diego, CA (institutional)

4-year continued initial accreditation
ABA Language Institute- Melrose Park, PA (institutional)
High Expectations LLC- Malden, MA (institutional)
Notre Dame of Maryland University English Language Institute- Baltimore, MD (programmatic)
Trinity International College- Irvine, CA (institutional)

Albert Career School- Elkins Park, PA (institutional)
East Carolina University East Carolina University Language Academy- Greenville, NC (programmatic)
ELCI Salt Lake City- Salt Lake City, UT (institutional)
LIC/LISMA Language Center Long Island- Albertson, NY (institutional)
Saginaw Valley State University English Language Program- University Center, MI (programmatic)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Intensive English Institute- Champaign, IL (programmatic)

9-year continued reaccreditation
Language Exchange International- Boca Raton, FL (institutional)
Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México (UNAM - San Antonio)- San Antonio, TX (institutional)
University of Minnesota Duluth English Language and Culture Institute (ELCI) (formerly English as a Second Language International (ESLi) at the University of Minnesota Duluth)- Duluth, MN (programmatic)


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