How Does ACE Credit Transfer Work?

How does ACE Credit work“ACE CREDIT was established in 1974 to connect workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping adults gain academic credit for formal courses and examinations taken outside of traditional degree programs. With over 35,000 courses reviewed, ACE is the national leader in the evaluation process for education and training obtained outside the classroom.”

-          Source: The American Council on Education (ACE) website

If you have taken courses at StraighterLine and want to transfer the credits you earned to a college or university, how does that process work?

Let’s take a closer look.

Are all StraighterLine Courses ACE Recommended?

ACE has reviewed and recommended college credit for 55 StraighterLine courses. Translation: StraighterLine’s college-level courses are eligible for ACE credit transfers. If you’re thinking of taking a StraighterLine course and would like to know if you can transfer the credits that you earn, read more in the StraighterLine credit transfer center to find out.

Where Can I Transfer StraighterLine College Credits?

Many students report that transferring credits to their regular colleges is easy. You have two options . . .

1) If you are attending a college already, or thinking of applying to one, you can transfer your StraighterLine credits there. Start out by reviewing the information at StraighterLine’s credit transfer center.  Then talk to the registrar or another appropriate administrator at your college to find out how the process works. But be confident, because more than 1,800 institutions of higher education consider ACE credit recommendations for transfer to their degree programs.

2) If you have not selected a college yet, consider applying for admission to one of StraighterLine’s excellent Partner Colleges. They all accept StraighterLine credits and all offer admission to StraighterLine students through a streamlined, simplified application process. So you can take courses at StraighterLine and use the credits you earn to complete college faster and more economically.

Is there a Fee to Transfer Credits through the ACE Program?

Yes, there is. You will pay a one-time $40 registration fee to use the ACE Credit Transfer service. That fee includes one transcript, which will be sent to the college of your choice. Additional transcripts cost $15 each. For more information on costs, contact ACE at 1-202-939-9470 or toll-free at 1-866-205-6267. You can also email ACE at CREDIT@acenet.edu or CEU@acenet.edu

Does ACE Have a Website I Can Visit to Learn about the Program?

Yes. CLICK HERE to head on over to the ACE website so you can learn about ACE first-hand.

When Can I Start Taking StraighterLine Courses that Will Transfer Credits to the College of My Choice?

Right now. Today. Yesterday, in fact. Check out all of the terrific online courses, pick one, and get started.

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