Accreditation and Memberships

Accredited by CEA Leading by Advancing Standards

Drexel ELC is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) through July 2017 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. The U.S. Secretary of Education recognizes CEA as a reliable authority on the quality of instruction and services provided by accredited English language programs and institutions.



Drexel ELC 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.


University and College Intensive English Programs

Drexel ELC 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.