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Alternative Credit Project

Earn Credit For What You Know*

Alternative Credit Project LogoStarted college in the past but didn’t finish? The Alternative Credit Project™ (ACP) provides a list of courses that Colorado Technical University (CTU) will accept towards your degree (up to 90 semester/135 quarter hours of ACP credits based on your degree program). A national program of the American Council on Education (ACE), supported by a generous grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the ACP is designed to help adults graduate with a two- or four-year degree.

We understand you have a full schedule and pursuing your degree is a big commitment but a worthy achievement that can help open doors to a world of opportunities. Even if you’re not ready to apply yet, CTU is here to help. We invite you to speak with one of our admissions advisors about your options and how we can help keep you on track and focused on your future with our wealth of resources. Request information today or call us at 1-888-496-0888.

CTU Accepts These Courses +

Colorado Technical University will accept these ACP courses as transfer credits toward your CTU degree program.

Apply ACP Credits to These CTU Degrees+

CTU lets you take control of your education with industry-relevant curricula and flexible learning options. To explore more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and concentrations tailored to students' interests, experience and preferred learning format visit our interactive Degree Programs page.

CTU Admissions Overview +

Pursuing your college education can be a life-changing choice, especially when juggling the demands of work and life. But you’ve made the decision to go for it. It’s time to take control of your learning and work to develop the knowledge you need to pursue your highest goals. We’re here to help you through the process.

Whether you choose to pursue your degree at one of our traditional ground campuses or through our innovative, online learning platforms, we’re committed to your success. Contact a CTU admissions advisor today.

IMPORTANT: You may request your ACP transcript from the American Council on Education (ACE) here.

CTU Accreditation +

Colorado Technical University is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( and many of our degree programs are programmatically accredited. For a complete listing, visit our Accreditations & Licensing page.

Location +

You can engage in a university experience whether you study online or in a CTU campus in Colorado Springs or Denver/Aurora, or a combination of both.

Technology Driven Learning Model at CTU +

Whether you are pursuing your degree online or at one of CTU's ground campuses, you will have access to:

  • Virtual Campus/MyCampus Portal: Access your course information, grades, assignments, student finance and accounts, and the Virtual Commons. The Virtual Campus and MyCampus portals house all content and resources necessary to engage with interactive discussion boards and dynamic presentations and correspond with instructors and peers to further enhance your online learning.
  • Award-winning Adaptive Learning Technology: Our personalized learning system allows you to control what, where, when, and how you learn, so it fits with your mobile lifestyle. The academic content is based on your learning needs and preferences, allowing you to move quickly over the areas you’re competent in.
  • CTU Mobile: Our dynamic student app offers a secure, convenient way to fit education into your life with your smartphone or tablet. Login from anywhere you have an internet connection with an Apple or Android mobile device to complete assignments and stay connected with your education. Anytime. Anywhere.

Welcome Transfer and Military Students +

Colorado Technical University supports the philosophy that related courses, demonstrated proficiencies, and professional experience knowledge may be used to satisfy some course credit requirements. Credit granted for past experience, training, certification, and testing may reduce the time required to earn a degree. Transfer credit will be accepted upon evaluation and at the discretion of Colorado Technical University in all cases. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the university's catalog for CTU's transfer credit policies.

As a military centric university, CTU aims to help active military, veterans, reservists, or their spouses pursue education and achieve your personal, professional and academic goals while serving our country, transitioning to civilian life, or supporting a military spouse. The dedicated CTU military team provides guidance through military education benefits and financial aid options, helps maximize transfer credit for eligible service and training, while taking advantage of military tuition rates and grants.

* Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits eligible to transfer. See the university's catalog for CTU's transfer credit policies.