Press Release (August 23, 2017)

Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program at Virginia International University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).

We are pleased to announce that the 7-week Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program at Virginia International University has received accreditation by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). CEA is recognized by the US Secretary of Education to accredit post-secondary intensive English language programs and institutions in the US and internationally.

“CEA accreditation gives VIU’s ESL students the assurance that we provide a high-quality learning experience through the student-centered curriculum and experienced, professionally skilled faculty,” said Patrick Moss, VIU’s School of Language Studies Associate Director. ESL students at VIU are also able to take advantage of the campus facilities, student services, and Scholarship Program.

The Intensive ESL program’s next date is October 23, 2017. VIU’s program helps students improve their communications skills and also introduces them to American academic environment: from successful admissions to classroom culture. Diverse classes at VIU allow ESL students to gain intercultural competence and true international exposure. “VIU is my home in America,” said Leticia Grullón, who completed her ESL program at VIU. “I believe that my English has improved and I am ready to fast track my career.”

To learn more about Intensive ESL Program at VIU, visit the website: https://www.viu.edu/sels/programs/7-week-intensive-esl.html.

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Virginia International University (VIU) is a non-profit institution in Fairfax, Virginia that intends to make quality education affordable to students with diverse backgrounds. VIU offers over 20 cutting edge degree and certificate programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels on campus and online. VIU also offers non-degree programs, including English as a Second Language (ESL), continuing education, and test preparation. For more information about VIU, call (703) 591-7042 or (800) 514-6848 or visit the University website, www.viu.edu.

VIU Media Contact:
Jane Bondarenko, PR Specialist
jane@viu.edu