Recent Decisions

As required by CEA and U.S. Department of Education policy, accreditation decisions must be made public. Decisions which appear below and in the Archive of Recent Decisions are reflected in the directory of CEA-accredited programs and institutions. The following decisions were made at the April 2023 Commission meeting.

Five-year initial accreditation
University of North Alabama Academic English Program (UNA AEP)- Florence, AL (programmatic)

One-year initial accreditation
Istinye University Foreign Languages Department English Preparatory Program- Istanbul, Turkey (general)
Professional and Collegiate English (PACE) International Academy- Orem, UT (institutional)

Initial accreditation of an additional branch location through December 2024
Campus Education Elmhurst- Elmhurst, NY (institutional)
Just English New York- New York, NY (institutional)

Four-year continued initial accreditation
Solexian- Las Vegas, NV (institutional)

Ten-year reaccreditation
Atlantis University Atlantis Language Institute- Miami, FL (programmatic)
Learnet Academy English as a Foreign Language and TOEFL iBT Program- Los Angeles, CA (programmatic)
University of Southern Indiana Intensive English Program- Evansville, IN (programmatic)

One-year reaccreditation
Excel English Institute- Richardson, TX (institutional)
United Language Institute- Miramar, FL (institutional)

Nine-year continued reaccreditation
American One English Schools- West Valley City, UT (institutional)

Expiration (effective April 30, 2023)
American Harbor College ESL Program- Orange, CA (programmatic)
Northern Border University Department of English Language Skills Preparatory Intensive English Program- Arar, Saudi Arabia (general)

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
Notre Dame of Maryland University English Language Institute- Baltimore, MD (programmatic)
Western Illinois University Western's ESL Program- Macomb, IL (programmatic)

Placed on Probation
CCLS Orlando (Cultural Center for Language Studies)- Orlando, FL (institutional)

Acknowledgement of Executive Committee actions
The Executive Committee acts on behalf of the full Commission in the period between meetings. The Commission accepted the following Executive Committee actions taken on behalf of the full Commission in the period between meetings.

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
Main Street Schoolhouse Language Institute- Hamilton, OH (institutional) – eff. 1/27/2023
University of Georgia Intensive English Program- Athens, GA (programmatic) – eff. 1/24/2023

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation (closure)
ELCI Monmouth- Monmouth, OR (institutional) – eff. 03/07/2023
New Jersey English Center- Jersey City, NJ (institutional) – eff. 2/28/2023
Oxford International School of English (OISE) Boston- Boston, MA (institutional) – eff. 2/27/2023
University of Michigan Dearborn English Language Proficiency Program (ELPP)- Dearborn, MI (programmatic) – eff. 2/27/2023

Note: The following decisions were made at the May 2023 virtual Commission meeting.

Initial accreditation of an additional branch location through December 2024
Miami International Language Academy (MILA) Boca Deerfield- Deerfield Beach, FL (institutional)
Miami International Language Academy (MILA) Jacksonville- Jacksonville, FL (institutional)

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
Central Michigan University English Language Institute IEP and Dual Program- Mt. Pleasant, MI (programmatic) – eff. 6/2/2023


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December 2014

See the Denial Actions page for information about denials and site responsive comments, if applicable.