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2014-10-24
Luis

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?
Luis

2014-10-24

Dear Luis,

Thank you for your question!

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.

Chris
ApplyESL.com Student Advisor

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