Chicago Public Schools

Tuition Reduction Benefits

Get There for Less.

Chicago Public Schools employees receive a 10% tuition saving to help.

What’s the next stop on your career journey? Whether it’s an advanced degree, a professional certificate, a short micro-credential program, or even just a single class, ACE is here to get you there.

Our fully online, accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education at industry-low costs. Plus, ACE offers Chicago Public School Employees a 10% tuition reduction at any of our undergraduate, graduate or post graduate programs. These educational options span a wide range of levels from degree, certificate or micro-credit program options.

ACE has term starts throughout the year, so you can begin when the time is right for you. Take the first step today toward getting where you want to be!

10% Tuition Grant Program

Chicago Public School employees receive a 10% tuition reduction towards ACE programs.

Program of Interest RN to MSN Doctoral Master Bachelor’s Certificate/
Per Credit Hour
$355 $306 $235 $215 $235
Grant $1,000 $1,000 $500 $500 $250

*The 10% tuition grant is effective for enrollment in future terms and will not be applied retroactively. The 10% tuition grant does not apply to the RN to BSN program.

Why Transfer to ACE?

Online Programs

American College of Education is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. The College’s accreditation includes approval to offer degree programs, in education, healthcare, nursing and business and leadership through distance education via the Internet.


Most if not all successfully completed eligible credits from regionally accredited colleges transfer to ACE.


Our high-quality programs are created with your budget in mind. Get the top-tier instruction you deserve without the financial worry you’d expect.

Tera White

Tera White

M.Ed. in STEM Education

“I can complete my master’s degree 100% online with no need to visit the campus. As a wife, mother of two, teacher, and student, this works for me. The courses are ready when I’m ready! All I need is the internet and a smart device.”

Shalom Klein

Shalom Klein

Ed.D. in Leadership

“As an officer in the US Army, I was working on my doctorate while juggling responsibilities, training and preparing for a one-year deployment. ACE’s faculty and administration supported and accommodated my every step of the journey.”

Olivia Hallac

Olivia Hallac

M.Ed. in STEM Education

“I enjoyed my experience at ACE. Small class sizes, supportive Professors and the ease of the online community made the experience a nice one. Classes were affordable and I liked the easy going process of registration throughout my time. I’m happy that I chose American College of Education.”

Jospeh Doyle

Jospeh Doyle

M.Ed. in Teaching English Learners

“My favorite thing about ACE is the affordability, knowledge gained, and opportunity to implement what I learned throughout my time as an ACE student and now, as an alumni.”

Awards and Recognition for ACE and Our Programs

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