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 2021 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to July 30, 2021.

Initial accreditation
University of Tabuk Institute of Languages Department of English Language Skills (DELS)- Tabuk, Saudi Arabia (general)

4-year continued initial accreditation
Saint Louis University English as a Second Language Program- St. Louis, MO (programmatic)

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Embry-Riddle Language Institute (ERLI)- Daytona Beach, FL (programmatic)
Internexus Provo- Provo, UT (institutional)
Istanbul Bilgi University Bilgi English Preparatory Program- Istanbul, Turkey (general)
Miami International Language Academy (MILA)- Sunny Isles Beach, FL (institutional)
OISE Boston (Oxford Intensive School of English)- Boston, MA (institutional)
Rochester Institute of Technology English Language Center- Rochester, NY (programmatic)
The Academy at Harvard Square English Institute- Cambridge, MA (institutional)
The ESL School at NYFA (ESN), Los Angeles- Burbank, CA (institutional)
The ESL School at NYFA (ESN), New York - New York, NY (institutional)
University of Minnesota Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) Intensive English Program (IEP)- Minneapolis, MN (programmatic)
University of Missouri - Kansas City Applied Language Institute- Kansas City, MO (programmatic)
Washburn University Intensive English Program- Topeka, KS (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