How Does ACE Credit Transfer Work?

How Does ACE Credit Transfer Work?
Barry Lenson

"The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT) was established in 1974 to connect workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping students gain access to academic credit for formal training taken outside traditional degree programs." - ACE Credit College Credit Recommendation Service

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 at credit transfer:

Are all StraighterLine Courses ACE Recommended?

Yes!  ACE has reviewed and recommended college credit for StraighterLine courses.

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, speak with an enrollment counselor or learn more StraighterLine course transfer.

Want to see how it works? Take two free lessons on us today!

Where Can I Transfer StraighterLine College Credits?

StraighterLine students report that transferring credits to their 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 courses. Speak with one of our enrollment counselors, and get a personalized degree plan. Then talk to the registrar or admissions at your college to find out how the credit transfer process works. But be confident, because more than 2,000 institutions of higher education consider ACE credit recommendations for transfer to their degree programs.

2) If you have not selected a college yet, enroll in one of StraighterLine’s excellent Partner Colleges. All our partner colleges accept StraighterLine credits and credit transfer is guaranteed! So you can take courses at StraighterLine and use the credits you earn to complete college faster and more economically.

We have close to 100 accredited partner schools. Get your free personalized degree plan today!

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.

Keep in mind, there is no fee to transfer your completed StraighterLine courses and credits to StraighterLine partner colleges. We make course transfer easy!

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

Yes. Visit 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.

Need to know how to get started? Download our free guide on How to Go back to College today!

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