A proven, cost-effective approach to developing promotable skills

  • $2,500 per year—all-inclusive, no additional fees
  • A typical pace (four years start-to-finish) means a fully accredited bachelor’s degree for just $10,000
  • Focused on cultivating discipline and knowledge while developing business and professional skills
  • Based on labor market needs and industry input from employers and subject matter experts
  • Earned by mastering 120 competencies through project-based online learning on a flexible schedule
  • Designed specifically to work for working adults

We offer the country’s first bachelor’s degree programs that are fully accredited, nationally available and only $10,000—programs that make a college degree affordable for every working adult.

Enrollment is available to the employees of more than 100 employers (with new partners joining every month) that partner with College for America nationwide.

College for America has worked hard to remove the traditional barriers—time, cost, and flexibility—to earning an accredited college degree.

Plus, our competency-based approach to adult education helps students develop immediately applicable skills that are invaluable to their career—and their employer’s success.

Student Stories

Bachelor’s Degrees

Tammy Kruger

Training Manager

BA Student

I think having [my boss] know that I’m actually going to earn a degree has further reinforced that I’m serious about my career

Bachelor’s Degrees

Kris Simmons

Administrative Assistant

AA, September 2013

I got a job at our main office as an administrative assistant, which required an associate’s degree. I got a raise and more hours per week, so my income has gone up quite a bit.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Darby Conley

Enterprise Benefit Administration Director

AA, September 2014

I used to wait for people to come to me for new promotion opportunities. But now I have a better sense of my potential and have started taking the initiative.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Matthew Mahler

Production Supervisor—promoted from Sanitation Lead

BA Student

Now I know how to obtain information, determine the quality of data, and create a way to manage and then communicate that information.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Kristopher Perez

General Manager

AA Student

I wanted to continue to increase my earning potential and I knew a degree would be the key.