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Accreditations and Affiliations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The University of Texas at Austin maintains accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The statement of accreditation is published by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost’s.

Commission on English Language Accreditation

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The English Language Center is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period April 2020 through April 2030 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 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org



We are members of UCIEP, an independent consortium of university and college-administered English programs in the United States.

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English USA logo

We are members of EnglishUSA, which provides support, standards, and advocacy for intensive English programs in the United States.

Study Texas

Study Texas

We are a member of Study Texas, a nonprofit organization devoted to the promotion of study and degree opportunities in the Lone Star state.


Education USA

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We work with Education USA, which provides advising on language study and higher education opportunities in the U.S. Education USA offers more than 400 advising centers in over 170 countries.


TESOL logo

Our faculty are members of TESOL, an international association of professionals advancing the quality of English language teaching through professional development, research, standards, and advocacy.


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Our administrative staff are members of NAFSA, the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange.

We strive to offer the highest quality ESL instruction, and to provide exemplary advising services. We are committed to fulfilling the motto of The University of Texas: What starts here changes the world.