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Accreditation and Memberships

Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) is a specialized accrediting agency that focuses on post-secondary intensive English language programs and institutions.

Drexel University English Language Center Intensive English Program and International Gateway Program are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2018 through August 2027 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English Language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400,

CEA Standards  |  Filing a Complaint against a CEA Accredited Program

Drexel English Language Center is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP), an organization of over 300 intensive English language programs in the United States that are accredited by ACCET, CEA, or operate under the governance of regionally accredited colleges or universities.

Drexel English Language Center is a founding member of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP), an independent consortium of university and college-administered intensive English programs in the United States whose mission is the advancement of professional standards and quality instruction.