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CEA Accreditation

The Virginia International University Seven-week Intensive English Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2018 through August 2022 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 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

CEA Standards of Accreditation

CEA publishes its standards for accreditation here: http://cea-accredit.org/about-cea/standards. These standards outline the criteria for becoming and remaining an accredited program or institution. These standards address the regulations set forth by the U.S. Department of Education, as well as outlining best practices in English language teaching and administration.

Filing a Complaint to CEA

Virginia International University’s formal complaint procedures can be found here. If, after following the procedures outlined in VIU’s policy or at any time during the process, anyone (student, staff, faculty, or community member) who felt that their concerns had not been resolved satisfactorily with respect to the Intensive English as a Second Language Program, can file a written complaint to CEA directly. Information on filing a complaint can be found here.

APPLY TODAY

Call 1-800-51-GO-VIU or email admissions@viu.edu to get started today. Check out our website at www.viu.edu or contact sls@viu.edu for more information. The School of Language Studies at VIU welcomes you to join our ESL community and looks forward to helping you reach your higher education or professional goals.

Our Programs

VIU offers the following English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

7 Weeks ESL Program

7-Weeks ESL Program

VIU’s 7-week Intensive ESL Program for English language learners offers instruction at seven levels of proficiency: low beginner, beginner, elementary, low intermediate, intermediate, high intermediate, and advanced.


INTENSIVE ESL >

Non intensive Program

Non-intensive Program

Our adult ESL programs make language learning fun, flexible, and affordable! We offer on-campus courses such as Business English, ESL for Better English, Grammar & Conversation, and Public Speaking with Confidence!


NON-INTENSIVE ESL >

VCEA
IELTS
Toefl

The School of Language Studies at VIU welcomes you to join our ESL community and looks forward to helping you reach your higher education or professional goals.