American College of Education, Community College of Denver Enter Transfer Agreement


November 15, 2021

Christine Dickson

Christine Dickson

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Eligible CCD Members Can Easily Transfer into Programs at ACE  

INDIANAPOLIS – Community College of Denver (CCD) and American College of Education have announced a transfer agreement that will make higher-level degrees more accessible to members of the CCD community. Under the new agreement, CCD faculty, staff, students and alumni will all be eligible to receive reduced tuition via an ACE partnership grant, plus a seamless transfer experience.

“Through our partnerships with institutions like Community College of Denver, ACE continues to make high-quality education as accessible as possible,” said ACE President Dr. Shawntel Landry. “We look forward to building this new partnership to bring our online programs within reach of more community college students, faculty and staff.”

Denver has seen massive growth over the years and shows no signs of slowing. Assistant Director, TJ Cafferty, said in a statement “I am truly excited about the opportunity to partner with an innovative institution like CCD. They have so much growth on the horizon and we will be able to provide affordable education options to their faculty, staff, students, and alumni.”

According to Community College of Denver Provost, Ruthanne Orihuela, “We are delighted to add this agreement to our ever-growing list of transfer opportunities for students. By partnering with ACE, we’ve made it possible for our students, faculty and staff to seamlessly transfer into the next stage of their education.”

About American College of Education

ACE is an accredited, completely online college specializing in affordable programs in education, leadership, healthcare and nursing. Headquartered in Indianapolis, ACE offers more than 50 innovative and engaging programs for adult students to pursue a doctorate, master’s or bachelor’s degree, along with micro-credentials and certificate programs. In addition to being a leader in online education, ACE is a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations are leaders of a global movement to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

About Community College of Denver

Community College of Denver (CCD) is a leading point of entry to higher education for the city and county of Denver. CCD provides cost-effective, high-quality college education, along with access and opportunity for non-traditional students, workforce development, training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships. CCD is a federally funded Hispanic Serving Institution. Learn more at

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