American College of Education Graduate Program Reviews

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(3.83 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 16 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 3,021
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: ---
  • Annual Tuition: $5,849
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4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2018

I chose The American College of Education because they offered courses that are perfect for my interests: Adult Education and Cognitive Science. The online programs are rigorous but extremely interesting and informative. Each course offers a new aspect of teaching and learning theories, as well as insight into the brain; how it is structured, how it functions and how knowledge is gained and retained in the brain. The research I carry out for my assignments provides me with a wealth of knowledge.
4.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2020

I am currently pursuing my Ed.D. in Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education. American College of Education is an affordable, quality education institution providing prospective students the opportunity to pursue their graduate education without amassing student loan debt. The courses are engaging, interesting, and of rigor. The instructors are caring and encouraging. They push you to do better. Anyone wanting to pursue their passion for education, this is the place to do it. I highly recommend it. I only wish I would have known about it sooner and pursued my M.Ed. degree here as well. If I had to describe ACE in three words, I would say: Affordable, Rigorous, Convenient.
2.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2012

Program was great because it was completely online. This allowed me to work on class material when it was best for my schedule.
3.36 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2017

The work load was manageable while I was teaching.
3.38 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

I have only started my graduate program this week, so I can't fairly answer all of these questions. I do appreciate the flexibility that this college offers and I am happy to be able to complete my master's degree while continuing to work.
3.79 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2018

Enrollment faculty has been great getting me ready for classes and has even helped me with funding resources to help me pay or my doctorate program.
4.71 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2019

Pros A very good program in the field of disability studies. High academic level. Good teachers. Good atmosphere. Very nice university. The PhD program involves the inquiry of disability as a social construction and investigates new ways of thinking on disability in contemporary society. The program specific courses will enable me to explore disability studies historical context and developments in the American culture and worldwide, to learn new concepts, perceive ethics related to education and disability studies. In some other courses, I will learn to analyze problems, criticize philosophies and theories, to develop new ideas and concepts. Through the inquiry core courses I will learn more about research paradigms, I will acquire research knowledge and skills. Some of the program classes will provide me tools to face responsibilities, challenges, and realities of teaching in the academy life. Through the program curriculum I am exposed to information, content, tools and professionals which will help me to build my knowledge base in order to be able to face academic and research. Cons Very expensive especially for international students. limited financial help for international students.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2017

Being a GCU online student I feel that the workload is based upon how much time and effort you put into it. In saying that, some of the pros are that you can complete the work on time or before hand. The advisers and professors are very understanding and willing to work with you. Some of the cons are that the cost is a bit high. It could be more affordable in terms of providing more scholarships to students in graduate programs. A lot of the scholarships are focused more on incoming students coming from high school.
4.29 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2017

American College of Education is a great program in that they keep their tuition very affordable. The work with students to ensure tuition is paid at a schedule convenient to students. The faculty is accessible at very convenient hours and the fact that the program is online makes completing coursework convenient. One is able to work at home over a 24 hour period! The only con is that if one is not self-motivated or not excellent at time management, this program may be extremely challenging. I, however, enjoy working online versus commuting back and forth to campus. Thanks for the opportunity to earn a scholarship!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2012

American College of Education has high-quality, affordable programs for working professionals. The program in Educational Leadership was aligned to other programs that cost up to three times more, and course instructors were much more aware of current educational issues and practices than those of my colleagues' universities. I highly recommend ACE, as coursework is flexible to each student's needs and programs can be completed in 18 months.
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