ECE Transferability Guidelines

Credit is accepted with a grade of C or higher. Up to 30 credits may be earned through the ECEs. The maximum limit on standardized examination transfer credit is 40.

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Excelsior College Exams

Use Excelsior College Exams (ECEs) to earn college-level credit in select subject areas by passing related proficiency exams. Most exams are objective multiple-choice exams, though some are entirely essay. All the tests examine not only facts and terminology, but also the application of essential concepts and skills.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for ECEs.

ECEs for U.S. Military

Military personnel may take ECEs free of charge. DANTES funds ECEs taken at authorized DANTES Test Centers or authorized national test centers for all active duty military, National Guard, and Reserve Component personnel.