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Collegiate Studies Resources

Navigating the Collegiate Studies Program

Explore resources for The Institutes Knowledge Group’s Collegiate Studies Program, including information on CPCU®, the Collegiate Studies for CPCU certificate, course waivers, scholarship opportunities, and more. Whether you're a student navigating your academic journey or an instructor guiding students towards success, find everything you need right here. 

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What is CPCU?

The Institutes Designations' CPCU is the leadership standard in risk management and insurance. College students may earn up to two waivers towards the CPCU designation while pursuing their Collegiate Studies for CPCU certificate.

When you earn your CPCU, you join over 90,000 professionals – all with different goals, backgrounds, interests, and stories – who have a common passion for the risk management and insurance field and continuing their education. 

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What You Can Gain From the Collegiate Studies Program

  • Credit towards The Institutes Designations’ CPCU 
  • The Collegiate Studies for CPCU certificate 
  • Free membership to The Institutes CPCU Society 
  • Access to scholarships and financial aid  

Watch the video to learn more about what the Collegiate Studies program has to offer. 

Resources for Students

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Advance Your Academic Studies

Courses you take from The Institutes Knowledge Group can help you earn credit towards a college degree at the following schools: 

Credits accepted are subject to change without notice. Please verify credit arrangements with individual institutions by visiting the ACE website, selecting ‘Search the ACE National Guide,’ and entering ‘American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty.’ 


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