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

Initial accreditation
Campus English Academy- Anaheim, CA (institutional)
Mercer University English Language Institute- Atlanta, GA (programmatic)
Mohammed Al-Mana College for Medical Sciences Foundation Year Department Foundation English Language Program- Dammam, Saudi Arabia (general)
Saint Louis University ESL Program- St. Louis, MO (programmatic)
University of the Pacific UOPI English Language Institute- Stockton, CA (programmatic)

4-year continued initial accreditation
Institute of Intensive English- Honolulu, HI (institutional)
Life USA Orlando- Orlando, FL (institutional)

Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location
Manhattan English Center- New York, NY (institutional)

Pittsburg State University Intensive English Program- Pittsburg, KS (programmatic)
Purdue University Northwest English Language Program- Hammond, IN (programmatic)
University of Houston Language and Culture Center- Houston, TX (programmatic)

9-year continued reaccreditation
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Cal Poly English Language Institute- Pomona, CA (programmatic)
Emporia State University Intensive English Program- Emporia, KS (programmatic)
inlingua Washington DC- Arlington, VA (institutional)
Internexus Indiana- Indianapolis, IN (institutional)
Language Pacifica- San Mateo, CA (institutional)
Tampa Language Center- Tampa, FL (institutional)


April 2020

December 2019

August 2019

April 2019

December 2018

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