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 sites

The following decisions were made at the August 2021 Commission meeting.

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

Initial accreditation of an additional branch location through April 2023
Language On Salt Lake City- Salt Lake City, UT (institutional)

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

Ten-year reaccreditation
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Embry-Riddle Language Institute (ERLI)- Daytona Beach, FL (programmatic)
Istanbul Bilgi University Bilgi English Preparatory Program- Istanbul, Turkey (general)
Rochester Institute of Technology English Language Center- Rochester, NY (programmatic)
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)

One-year reaccreditation
Internexus Provo- Provo, UT (institutional)
Miami International Language Academy (MILA)- Sunny Isles Beach, FL (institutional)
OISE Boston (Oxford Intensive School of English)- Boston, MA (institutional)
The Academy at Harvard Square English Institute- Cambridge, MA (institutional)
Washburn University Intensive English Program- Topeka, KS (programmatic)

Deferral of accreditation decision
The ESL School at NYFA (ESN), Los Angeles- Burbank, CA (institutional)
The ESL School at NYFA (ESN), New York - New York, NY (institutional)

Expiration of term of accreditation
Uceda School of Miami Beach- Miami Beach, FL (institutional)

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation (closure)
FLS International at Saint Peter’s University- Jersey City, NJ (institutional)

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
University of Denver Intensive English Program- Denver, CO (programmatic)


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

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation
Arkansas Technological University English Language Institute- Russellville, AK (programmatic)- eff. 6/8/2021 

Executive Committee actions
The Executive Committee actions taken on behalf of the full Commission in the period between meetings are listed below.

Voluntary withdrawal from accreditation (closure)
American National English Language Institute Manassas – Manassas, VA (institutional) – eff. 10/18/2021
International Education Center at Diablo Valley College – Concord, CA (institutional) – eff 10/18/2021
POLY Languages Institute at Pasadena – Pasadena, CA (institutional)- eff. 9/1/2021

Placed on probation
Santis Educational Services Intensive English Program- Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (general)- eff. 9/10/2021

Placed on show cause
Santis Educational Services Intensive English Program- Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (general)- eff. 10/8/2021


April 2021

December 2020

August 2020

April 2020

December 2019

August 2019

April 2019

December 2018

August 2018

April 2018

December 2017

August 2017

April/May 2017

December 2016

August 2016

April 2016

December 2015

August 2015

April 2015

December 2014


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