When you’re accepted into the ACE program you get to take college level classes (based on placement test scores) completely tuition-free! You can earn up to a year’s worth of college credits by the time you graduate high school. You pay for textbooks, get yourself to and from Glendale Community College main campus, and commit to successfully completing the program.
What is ACE?
The ACE (Achieving a College Education, formerly called "Ace Plus") program serves financially disadvantaged and first generation college-bound high school students. The program includes access to all campus support services, including:
- Personal advisor and mentor
- Academic assistance workshops
- Tutoring help at the Center for Learning
- Computer access and college email
- Financial aid, scholarships and self-help workshops
- Field trips
- Library access
- College photo ID
Ready to apply?
Any high school sophomore in Maricopa County may apply. We accept applications from October 1 through the end of November. Call our office to request an application packet.
Are you already an ACE Achiever?
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