ACE established the Alternative Credit Project™ (ACP)
to encourage greater acceptance of adult learners’ alternative credit and
create a more flexible pathway towards degree completion.
The project began in 2014 and grew to include
53 colleges and universities who guaranteed to accept all or some of the 104 ACE
credit recommended courses in the project that were offered by six
participating non-traditional general education course providers. Colleges
agreed to accept the courses for direct transfer credit toward a student’s degree
program and share anonymized data with ACE on the ACP students’ retention,
persistence, and success.
The ACP grant-funded project formally ended on March 31, 2018. However,
many of the participating institutions continue to guarantee acceptance of the non-traditional course provider offerings. Learners can
select from the institutions listed below for updated information about the
courses these institutions agree to accept.