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Alternative Credit Project™ Institutions

December 30, 1899


ACE is grateful to these institutions for their involvement in the Alternative Credit Project™ and for their commitment to increasing access to quality education opportunities that further the goals of postsecondary education attainment.

Through their participation in this project, these institutions committed to accepting certain new alternative transfer credits—helping to provide students who desired to complete their postsecondary credential with increased access to a quality alternative pathway to earn college credit.

Participating Institutions

In December 2014, ACE selected 22 colleges and universities and 2 systems through a formal RFP process to serve as the founding institutions of the Alternative Credit Project.

  1. American Public University (WV)
  2. Bastyr University (WA)
  3. Capella University (MN)
  4. Central Michigan University
  5. Charter Oak State College (CT)
  6. Colorado Community College System
  7. Colorado Technical University
  8. Fayetteville State University (NC)
  9. Fort Hays State University (KS)
  10. Goodwin College (CT)
  11. John F. Kennedy University (CA)
  12. Kaplan University
  13. Lakeland University (WI)
  14. National Louis University (IL)
  15. Northern Arizona University
  16. Northwestern State University (LA)
  17. Notre Dame College (OH)
  18. SUNY Empire State College (NY)
  19. Texas Woman's University
  20. Thomas Edison State University (NJ)
  21. University of Baltimore (MD)
  22. University of Maryland University College
  23. University of North Carolina 

In July 2015, ACE selected 14 additional two- and four-year institutions and one system through a formal RFP process to join the 25 founding institutions of the Alternative Credit Project.

  1. Antioch University (OH)
  2. Bellevue University (NE)
  3. Brandman University (CA)
  4. Colorado State University–Global Campus
  5. Dallas Colleges Online/Dallas County Community College District (TX)
  6. Davenport University (MI)
  7. Franklin Pierce University (NH)
  8. Miami Dade College (FL)
  9. Monroe Community College (NY)
  10. Sinclair Community College (OH)
  11. Stark State College (OH)
  12. University of New England (ME)
  13. Walden University (MN)
  14. Youngstown State University (OH)

Starting in the Spring of 2016 ACE began to accept new institutions for the project until the project ended in Spring of 2018.

  1. Cardinal Stritch University (WI)
  2. The College of New Rochelle (NY)
  3. H. Lavitty Stoutt Community College (British Virgin Islands)
  4. Rowan University (NJ)
  5. Wilmington University (DE)
  6. Southern New Hampshire University

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