How Competency-Based Education works at College for America

  • HIGHLY AFFORDABLE

    Many of our students take advantage of tuition assistance provided by their employer (varies by employer). Federal student aid and financing may be available.

  • ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY

    Students who complete a program with College for America earn a fully accredited degree from the nonprofit Southern New Hampshire University, founded in 1932.

  • REAL-WORLD PROJECTS

    Work on real world projects that help you gain skills and knowledge to advance your career. Submit your work as many times as it takes – experts provide in depth feedback to help you improve.

  • CONVENIENT, ONLINE ACCESS

    Everything you need is included and available online 24/7 – no classes or exams. Create a schedule that works for you and adapts as your life changes.

  • DEDICATED PERSONAL SUPPORT

    We’re committed to your success. Every College for America student is assigned an advisor who supports them throughout their degree program.

  • MASTERY

    Demonstrate mastery of 120 different competencies by completing projects. Advance quickly through subjects you already know and take more time where you need it.

Degree Programs

 

Students of College for America earn full college credit at a much more affordable price than traditional degree programs.

 

READ ABOUT OUR DEGREE OPTIONS HERE

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

Matthew Mahler

Production Supervisor—promoted from Sanitation Lead

BA Student