[UPDATED: August 12, 2021] Please note that due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) related travel restrictions and vaccine requirements, study abroad options may be affected. Many programs are open for in-person instruction, however, ApplyESL recommends contacting schools of interest to check status, and local embassies or consulates, to obtain information regarding visa services currently available.
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What is school accreditation?

I noticed that some schools are accredited. What does it mean and what sort of accreditation is good for English programs?


Dear Luis,

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All of the schools listed at ApplyESL.com are accredited either by the university they are associated with, a local accrediting agency, or well-recognized accrediting bodies such as CEA and ACCET. For students, accreditation should be an important factor in evaluating a school because it means the school has been evaluated by a process which determines common standards of good programs. In short, accreditation means that the school is doing their best to make sure that their programs are of a high-quality and dependable.

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