Higher Education without the higher price tag.

The career advancement you want. The degree you need. The price you deserve. American College of Education offers over 70 programs in a flexible online format designed specifically for working adults. Our low tuition and short completion times allow for a quicker return on investment.


Do you know a friend or colleague who could benefit from ACE, just like you did? Do you know someone ready to advance their career? Tell them about ACE and tell us about them.

ACE Programs

ACE offers a range of online degree programs and courses to help you achieve your educational goals. From undergraduate to graduate degree programs, our distinguished faculty and 24/7 support resources are here to ensure your success.

Why students choose ACE

Career Advancement

Low tuition costs

Flexible online format

Source: ACE college systems, Office of Institutional Analytics, 2020 Student Satisfaction Survey

Tuition Costs Compared

Tuition Comparison of online programs.

University of Akron
Ohio University Athens
Cleveland State University
University of Cincinnati
Ohio State University

Based on information on each institution’s website as of April 9, 2020. Totals include tuition only for M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training or comparable programs provided and do not include fees or associated expenses.

ACE is a trusted and accredited institution

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Programmatic trusted accreditations by CAEP, CCNE


We are and have always been, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a federally-recognized accrediting agency. Accreditation ensures that an institution’s academic program meets or exceeds acceptable levels of quality and is the most recognized accreditation status for higher education entities.


In May 2020, American College of Education’s Professional Education Programs was granted Accreditation at the initial-licensure level and advanced-licensure level through Spring 2027, for a period of seven (7) years. Accreditation for seven (7) years is granted if the EPP meets all CAEP Standards and components.


The baccalaureate and masters degree programs in nursing offered by the American College of Education are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health.

*Source: National Center for Education Statistics
**Source: ACE college systems, Office of Institutional Analytics, 2020 Student Satisfaction Survey

Student Reviews

Many students enroll at ACE after hearing about us from a friend, family or colleague, including through social channels and online communities. Watch this short video of what Laura Rodríguez López has to say about her experience at American College of Education.

Laura Rodríguez López, MEd.
Training Director
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
University of South Florida

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