ELI Accreditation and Standards

The University of Delaware English Language Institute (ELI) Intensive English Program (IEP) and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Program (DEFT) are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) for the period August 2016 through August 2026 and agrees to uphold the CEA standards for English Language Programs. CEA is recognized by the US Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the US. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

The ELI is a member of English USA, the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP), an organization that promotes professional standards of quality in English programs.  WEB - EnglishUSA_Logo_250x125pix
The ELI is a member of the Consortium of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP), whose purpose is to advance professional standards and quality instruction in intensive English programs at universities and colleges in the United States. UCIEPLogos3
NAFSA, the Association of International Educators: Many of ELI’s administrators are members of NAFSA and participate/present at the association’s annual conference each year. The ELI follows the NAFSA Code of Ethics and requires the same of its overseas agents. nafsa logo
The ELI also follows the Core Standards of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). tesolLogo


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