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Certified College Funding Specialist (CCFS)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Association of Certified College Funding Specialists
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidate must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Professional financial certification or designation;
  • Professional financial license (securities, insurance, accounting, etc.); or
  • A combination of education and experience deemed satisfactory by the ACCFS.
Designation Training Requirements

Self-study courses (16 video courses) totaling 16 hours

Designation Exam Type

Test after each self-study course

Continuing Education Requirements

24 hours every 2 years using approved ACCFS courses 

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at CCFS Listing

Investor Complaint Process


Published List of Disciplined Designees