Military experience (ME) credit at Columbia College

In addition to training found on the JST and CCAF transcript, Columbia College awards additional credit for service. This Military Experience (ME) credit is given based on the student's length of service and rank.

Columbia College performs one precursory credit review for each prospective student who is active duty, reserve military member, or veteran looking for the right institution to meet their needs. Military dependents are not eligible for this service.  
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Military Times Best For Vets Award
Military Advanced Education and Transition Top Colleges and Universities Award 2018
Military Friendly School 2019-2020 Award
U.S. News and World Report Best Online Programs 2019 Award

Columbia College awards credit for military training and experience based on American Council on Education (ACE ) credit recommendations.

There is no limit to the number of credits Columbia College will award; however, a maximum of 60 non-traditional credits can be applied to each degree program.

Military credit evaluation