an accredited, nonprofit college dedicated to making a college degree achievable for every working adult: flexibly scheduled, uniquely applicable, competency-based education for just $3,000 a year (or less).
Build talent and develop skills
Recruit, retain, and engage your workforce
Give employees access to degree programs uniquely applicable in the workplace
HOW TO BECOME A PARTNER
Just $3,000 a year or less, all inclusive
Flexibly scheduled work for busy lives
Fully accredited associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs in broadly applicable fields of study
HOW TO APPLY
Our competency-based degree programs help students master specific skills (not just accumulate credit hours) to achieve their degree.
We partner with employers nationwide to bring our fully accredited degree programs to their employees at a cost of just $3,000 per year (or less)!
Students may advance very quickly through subjects they have already mastered in their life and career, and can get extra time and support in areas new to them.
College for America is part of Southern New Hampshire University—a fully accredited, 83-year-old, nonprofit university, which also includes a traditional four-year college campus in Manchester, NH and one of the country’s largest online universities with over 50,000 students nationwide. Central to every school of Southern New Hampshire University is a shared vision of putting student success at the center of everything we do.
Chief Workforce Strategist
Director of Student Success
Director of Academic Operations
Senior Workforce Strategist
Product Marketing Director
Chief Academic Officer
Director of Technology
Director of Marketing & Strategy
Mary Ann Perry
Deputy Director JUICE
Jerome L. Rekart
Director of Research and Analytics
Director of Public and NonProfit Partnerships
Director of Operations
Chief Learning Architect
Colin Van Ostern
Director of Partnership Services
Sr. Director of Curriculum and Assessment Development
As part of Southern New Hampshire University, CfA is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges—one of the six regional accreditors across the nation certified by the U.S. Department of Education. Regional accreditation is the highest form of collegiate accreditation. Additionally, federal financial aid is available for all College for America degrees.
College for America students receive a degree from Southern New Hampshire University upon graduation.
College for America is the university’s division which partners with employers nationwide to bring competency-based degree programs to their frontline employees, building talent and promotable skills.
We offer degrees that are engineered to work for working adults: applicable in the workplace, flexibly scheduled for busy lives, and extraordinarily affordable.
Partner With Us
College for America was founded with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation.
We’re proud to have broken ground in the effort to make a rigorous, workplace-applicable college degree available to every working adult:
Build talent and promotable skills in your workforce. Learn more about partnering with College for America.
Get ahead in your work, life, and career with a respected college degree at a low price- and on a flexible schedule.