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A respected college degree at an extraordinary discount

College for America offers access to a variety of associate’s and bachelor’s degrees for working adults. Students earn a fully accredited college degree through a program designed to be flexibly scheduled for working adults with busy lives—at just $2,500 a year or less.

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Enrollment in College for America is available to more than 100 employers nationwide that have partnered with our nonprofit university. Between tuition reimbursement from their employer and other aid, most College for America students expect to graduate with ZERO debt.

 

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Student Stories

Kristopher Perez

Matthew Mahler

Darby Conley

Kris Simmons

Tammy Krueger

Kristopher Perez

General Manager

BA, May 2014

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

Matthew Mahler

Production Supervisor—promoted from Sanitation Lead

BA, May 2014

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

Darby Conley

Enterprise Benefit Administration Director

BA, May 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.

Kris Simmons

Administrative Assistant

BA, May 2014

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.

Tammy Krueger

Training Manager

BA, May 2014

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

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