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 August 2022 meeting. Comments must be submitted to CEA in writing prior to August 1, 2022. 

Initial accreditation
Columbia College English as a Second Language Program- Vienna, VA (programmatic)
Divine Word College Intensive English Language Institute (IELI)- Epworth, IA (programmatic)
NYC Academy- Ridgefield, NJ (institutional)
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) Preparatory Program- Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia (general)
Ugarit Linguistic Institute- Tampa, FL (institutional)

Continued initial accreditation of an additional branch location
UCEDA International Danbury, CT- Danbury, CT (institutional)

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

Aston International Academy- Austin, TX (institutional)
Mount St. Mary's Seminary ESL Program- Emmitsburg, MD (programmatic)
Dallas Baptist University Intensive English Program- Dallas, TX (programmatic)
University of San Diego English Language Academy Intensive English Program- San Diego, CA (programmatic)
Shabaka Training Preparatory Year Deanship English Program at King Faisal University- Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia (general)
Internexus San Diego- San Diego, CA (institutional)
Internexus Orlando (formerly Antares Language Center)- Orlando, FL (institutional)

9-year continued reaccreditation
ELCI Salt Lake City- Salt Lake City, 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)
Internexus Provo- Provo, UT (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