ACE at John Jay

ACE at John Jay

ACE [Accelerate Complete Engage] at John Jay is a comprehensive program designed to help students complete their academic journey to the bachelor’s degree within four years. The program is based on the principles of the CUNY Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) model which assists students with earning degrees by providing a range of financial, academic and personal supports including intensive academic advisement, career counseling, tuition assistance, and subsidies for textbooks and transportation.

RECRUITMENT UPDATE: ACE is no longer accepting any new students for 2023-2024.


  • A free MetroCard monthly (up to $1,016 per year)

  • Textbook Assistance (up to $500 per year)

  • A personal Advisor and Career Specialist

  • A Tuition Gap Waiver (for students in receipt of Pell/TAP)

  • Early Course Registration Options

  • Career Development & Academic Support

  • Graduate School Preparation

  • Winter/Summer Course Scholarships (up to $1,650)

2023 Finalist-Baccalaureate Level