Accreditations & Memberships

The ALP is distinguished as a leader in innovative curriculum design.

Accredited by CEA

Our Intensive Program and Advanced Academic Preparation Program are accredited by the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA) for the period of April 2014 through April 2019. For these offerings, the American Language Program agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. The U.S. Secretary of Education recognizes CEA as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions.

The American Language Program is a member program of University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP) and of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP). Columbia University is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA).