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December 30, 1899


The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE 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.

With over 35,000 programs reviewed, CREDIT is the national leader in the evaluation process for education and training obtained outside the classroom including courses, exams, apprenticeships, and other types of nontraditional forms of training.

For 40 years, colleges and universities have trusted ACE to provide reliable course equivalency information to facilitate credit award decisions. Participating organizations include corporations, professional and volunteer associations, schools, training suppliers, labor unions and government agencies, with courses from Arabic to Waste Management.

Colleges and Universities
  • Create and leverage educational partnerships with employers and training providers
  • Connect ACE credit recommendations to your degree programs
  • Support adult learners with their educational goals
Employers and Training Providers
  • Utilize the distinguished ACE brand to gain national recognition as providers of quality training
  • Recruit and retain employees by providing greater access to higher education
  • Offer employees pursuing higher education a flexible, portable and efficient transfer of credits

If you are considering a CREDIT review for your organization and would like to determine eligibility, please request a consultation or contact CREDIT at or 202-939-9494. When prompted, press 2.

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