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Your education starts here.

Take the first step toward furthering your career by finding the program that’s right for you. With respected faculty, a flexible format, and knowledge that is immediately applicable, all of our programs are designed to help you reach the next level.

What makes us different?

Our affordable
tuition promise.


We believe education should be priced right with no hidden costs. We spell out the bottom line and work hard to keep costs down. The majority of our students – about 85 percent – are able to pay per class. If you need a loan, we’ll connect you with a lender or you’re free to find your own.  

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Different way to learn.


It’s all about when and where you want to learn. Our classes are 100% online and ready when you are. There’s no scheduled lecture time or campus to visit. All you need is your computer or smartphone and a hotspot.

Our Student Experience

Accreditation: Our quality guarantee.


Our degrees get respect. Just ask our 7,000+ students and 25,000+ alumni. We’re accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the same body that accredits many of the nation’s oldest and largest colleges and universities. You can be confident when you choose ACE.  

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Where We Are

In the news

ACE Board of Trustees Names Geordie Hyland President & CEO

The ACE board of trustees named longtime education executive Geordie Hyland as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Hyland will take office on October 4, 2022.  
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In the news

ACE Named a Winner of 2022 Top Workplaces USA

American College of Education, a leading provider of online and affordable higher education, is honored to be named a winner of the 2022 Top Workplaces USA award, issued by Energage, recognizing its commitment to providing a flexible, inclusive and innovative environment for all employees.

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Alumni spotlight

Morghan Hungerford

This has been a special year in Morghan’s teaching career. In March, she was named Charles County Public Schools’ 2022 Teacher of the Year. She shares what inspired her to pursue two master’s degrees at ACE and how she plans to use her Teacher of the Year status to continue to improve education for her students.

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Empowered by
our students.

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ACE was a total game changer for me! Not only did it inspire me to become an educational reformer but it also equipped me with the necessary knowledge to guide our future generations. Thank you ACE!!

Barbara Escalona
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership