Effective March 16th until further notice, the ELP staff will be working remotely to comply with University protocols regarding COVID-19. Please expect delays in our office being able to receive mail, process checks, and process I-20s in a timely manner. Visit coronavirus.upenn.edu, the University's dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.

Accreditation

Accreditation and Memberships

The Intensive Program of the University of Pennsylvania's English Language Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA) for the period of August 2016 through August 2026 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 national accrediting agency. For further information about this accreditation, please contact the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, 801 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 402A, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

The English Language Programs is also a member of the English USA (AAIEP).