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American Council On Education College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT)


ACE CREDIT is the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT). CREDIT evaluates and makes credit recommendations for formal education programs and courses by collegiate organizations whose primary function is not education, but who offer courses to their employees or members. More than 200 organizations currently participate in the program including AT&T, General Electric, the American Bankers Association, United Auto Workers, Florida Power and Light, and the Central Intelligence Agency, among others. Exhibit VI is a partial listing of organizations nation-wide whose training programs are approved by CREDIT.Students are advised to check with their human resource department to see if their organization's training/courses have been approved for credit by CREDIT.

Category: Nontraditional/transfer credit.

Type Of Credit Awarded:

Upper or lower level elective or distribution credit.

Maximum Allowable Credit:

ACE CREDIT transfer credit is included in the maximum allowance of ninety (90) credits from all transfer sources.


All American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations for CREDIT transfer credit are recognized by Barry with the exception of those courses, which fall in the vocational certificate area. Documentation for ACE CREDIT coursework may be submitted anytime during a student's tenure at Barry.


Students must submit an official CREDIT transcript to the Office of Admissions. New and returning users can access the Online Transcript System and request transcripts from or contact CREDIT at:

College Credit Recommendation and Transcript Service (ACE CREDIT)
American Council on Education
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036
(866) 205-6267


There is a fee for each CREDIT transcript.