Learner Transfer Guide

About Transferring Credit

​​​Based on your work and educational experiences and training, you may have college credit recommendations to apply toward a degree requirement or program of study.

If you have taken training courses through an employer, or a standardized exam, you may have credit recommendations appearing in the American Council on Education (ACE) National Guide.

If you are a current or former service member, you may have credit recommendations appearing in ACE's Mil​itar​y Guide.

College and University Transfer Policies

​Each college decides what will count as transfer credit and how it will transfer. For detailed information about how transfer credit works and what different colleges and universities will accept, see the ​Transfer Policies pag​e​.

Transfer Credit Checklist

​A number of factors affect transfer of credit, such as institutional policy, alignment with appropriate courses, procedures, requirements, and transfer application deadlines. Use this checklist (112 KB PDF) to keep track of your progress in applying for and using transfer credit.

FAQ

​Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page​​ to get more details about how to transfer credit.   

 
 

 The Military Guide

The Military Guide lists ACE credit recommendations for military courses and occupational specialties. Users can search for courses and occupations in the guide, which is updated daily.

The Military Guide

 The National Guide

Discover corporate training, certifications, exams, and alternative educational programs with ACE credit recommendations and validated competencies.

The National Guide