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 April 5, 2021. 

Initial accreditation
Adelphi English Language Institute (AELI)- Garden City, NY (programmatic)
CCLS New Jersey (Cultural Center for Language Studies)- Newark, NJ (institutional)
DreamIT ESL- New York, NY (institutional)
EBETEC Language Academy- Hallandale Beach, FL (institutional)
Immerse International- Millersville, PA (institutional)
Middlesex Community College Intensive English Institute- Lowell , MA (programmatic)
Taif University English Language Centre- Taif, Saudi Arabia (general)

4-year continued initial accreditation
CCLS Orlando (Cultural Center for Language Studies)- Orlando, FL (institutional)
Flow Language Institute- Atlanta, GA (institutional)

American English Institute- Riverside, CA (institutional)
ELCI Salt Lake City- Salt Lake City, UT (institutional)
Empire State English- Albany, NY (institutional)
Face to Face Learning Center- Miami, FL (institutional)
International Education Center at Orange Coast College (IEC@OCC)- Costa Mesa, CA (institutional)
San Antonio College Center for English Language Learning- San Antonio, TX (programmatic)

9-year continued reaccreditation
Cleveland State University Intensive English Language Program- Cleveland, OH (programmatic)
Links English Language Institute- Newark, NJ (institutional)
FLS International at Saint Peter's University- Jersey City, NJ (institutional)



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