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 April 2019 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to March 22, 2019.

Initial accreditation
ESL Academy- Charlestown, MA (institutional)
Kuwait International Law School (KiLAW) Department of English pre-LLB English Language Program- Doha City, Kuwait (general)

4-year continued initial accreditation
Main Street Schoolhouse Language Institute- Hamilton, OH (institutional)
Northern Border University Department of English Language Skills Preparatory Year Intensive English Program- Arar, Saudi Arabia (general)

Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location
Internexus Los Angeles- Culver City, CA (institutional)

Eastern Michigan University English as a Second Language Program- Ypsilanti, MI (programmatic)
English Language and Culture Institute Albany- Albany, OR (institutional)
Internexus Indiana- Indianapolis, IN (institutional)
George Mason University INTO Mason Academic English Program and Workplace English Program- Fairfax, VA (programmatic)
Hancock International College- Irvine, CA (institutional)
inlingua Princeton- Princeton, NJ (institutional)
Intercultural Institute of California- San Francisco, CA (institutional)
Los Angeles Pacific College English as a Second Language Program- Los Angeles, CA (programmatic)
New York Language Center Jackson Heights – Jackson Heights, NY (institutional)
New York Language Center Midtown – New York, NY (institutional)
New York Language Center, Upper West Side (Broadway)- New York, NY (institutional)
POLY Languages Institute at Irvine- Irvine, CA (institutional)
POLY Languages Institute at Los Angeles- Los Angeles, CA (institutional)
POLY Languages Institute at Pasadena- Pasadena, CA (institutional)
Qatar University Foundation Program Department of English- Doha, Qatar (general)
Uceda School of Boca Raton, FL- Boca Raton, FL (institutional)
Uceda School of Orlando I, FL (Semoran)- Orlando, FL (institutional)
Uceda School of Orlando II, FL (OBT)- Orlando, FL (institutional)
Uceda School of West Palm Beach- West Palm Beach, FL (institutional)
University of Alabama at Birmingham Academic English Program- Birmingham, AL (programmatic)
University of Findlay Intensive English Language Program- Findlay, OH (programmatic)

9-year continued reaccreditation
Oxford International/Eurocentres San Diego (formerly International Educational Services/Eurocentres San Diego)- San Diego, CA (institutional)
Sacred Heart University English Language Institute Intensive English Program-Fairfield, CT (programmatic)
University of Texas at Arlington English Language Institute English for Academic Purposes Program- Arlington, TX (programmatic)
Washington State University Intensive American Language Center Main Academic English Program- Pullman, WA (programmatic)


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


Initial accreditation of an additional branch location