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ECE is currently experiencing an exceptionally high volume of applications as schools are welcoming international students in record numbers.  ECE prides itself on our quick turnaround time and our dedicated staff are working diligently to process orders as quickly as possible.   
While we implement measures to increase capacity, please note that our turnaround times for report processing may be as high as three weeks.  Please consider this delay as you manage your needs.  ECE offers 5 Business Day Rush Service in the online application. More information is available on the Services and Fees page of this website.
If you have questions about our current processing time, please reach out to our friendly Customer Care Specialists.
Thank you for considering ECE for your credential evaluation.

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Educational Credential Evaluators®

Unlocking the Promise of International Education®

For 40 years Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) has been ensuring that foreign-educated people are respected and recognized for their educational achievements.  We review academic achievements by individuals from other countries and convert them to the U.S. or Canadian system for purposes of studying or working in the United States or studying in Canada.

Our mission is to promote the betterment of individuals' lives and society by ensuring that educational qualifications are fairly and accurately recognized across borders.

We welcome immigrants and refugees from all countries and remain committed to serving you.

Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) is now in Canada! 


For 40 years Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) has been the premier assessment provider in the United States. We have grown from a basement in Wisconsin to a founding member of NACES to the #2 provider of international educational credential assessments in the U.S. And now that experience and expertise is available to you if you plan to further your education in Canada. 

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Outstanding Customer Service

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Online chat with a real person is available every weekday.  You can even talk with the evaluator who prepared your report if needed. We return all messages within one business day. 

Fastest Turnaround

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We've streamlined our process to complete our reports in an average of just 5 business days.
This is the fastest in the field. 


Industry Leader

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We use our more than 400 years of combined evaluator experience and an average of 12 years of experience per practicing evaluator, an unsurpassed reference library of over 35,000 publications and files, and service to more than 600,000 applicants.

Excellence, Integrity, and Care

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These core values are integral to everything we do. We are driven to deliver on our mission to "promote the betterment of individuals' lives and society" with the highest quality and a compassionate approach. 

Nonprofit, Public Service Organization

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We are dedicated to serving our customers, keeping our costs competitive, and giving back to those in need. Our ECE® Aid charitable initiative provides free reports to refugees and others who need a little help. 

Rigorous Standards

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ECE prepares reports based on the documents considered official in the country in which they were issued. We require the most secure and reliable educational documentation available. But, we know that there can be challenges in some countries. Therefore, our Documentation Requirements vary by country.

2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

We are proud to be a recipient of the Better Business Bureau 2018 Torch Awards for Ethics!

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Client Testimonials

"Born, raised and educated in Australia, I chose to travel the world once I completed my undergraduate degree.  Some years later, I decided it was time to further my education and found myself in the U.S. I heard horrible things from fellow international students about trying to get degrees "converted" to American equivalents ... thankfully, ECE made it quick, easy and completely painless.  The results were just what I needed."

- Beck Lamb, Australia

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"I compared many and found ECE's process easy and economical. I got my evaluation report within 30 days time in a well-packed envelope with all my originals back. Good evaluation report format, timely services. I achieved my objective. Keep it up."

- - Lokesh Khandelwal, India 

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"ECE has been helpful! I joined the National Guard with a higher pay grade and the rank of Specialist because of my college degree from Mexico. They checked and validated the transcript from ECE, and it was all good. Eventually I will use this evaluation for further education."

- Juan Gonzalez, Mexico

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Since 1987 Educational Credential Evaluators has been a Charter Member and a Member in Good Standing of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).