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ACE Case Study

This case study published by the American Council on Education profiles College Unbound, an independent nonprofit institution that uses a flexible, student-driven academic model to serve low-income working adult students returning to earn their first degree.

I can’t think of a better model that is grounded in equity and academic excellence. The CU model is the future of higher education.” - Lynn Pasquerella, President, AACU
College Unbound’s Student-Initiated Academic Model
Academic Model
Most important though is what makes CU truly unique: it is genuinely learner-centered in a way that honors and respects students’ experiences and passions for what they want to do in life. This is CU’s uncompromising “secret sauce.” - Ted Mitchell, President, ACE

A Sample First Year at College Unbound
Sample First Year