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Cut the cost of your education

Join over 2,000 fellow Walmart employees who have finished – and saved on – their education with us. See what tuition benefits you may be eligible for and explore additional ways to save time and money.


Up to $9k

saved on a bachelor’s degree in any field.


of our degrees are in high-growth fields.

Save 20% off tuition

Apply your savings to any of our undergraduate and graduate programs — more than 100 online degrees aligned to 300+ real-world careers.

*For full eligibility requirements, please see our Terms and Conditions.

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Earn college credit for work and life experience

Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is designed to help you save money and graduate faster. For example, every 3 credits from PLA can save an additional $1,200 and 5 weeks of class time. Apply to have your on-the-job training, workplace certifications and life experiences assessed for potential college credit at no cost.


Walmart Wednesdays

Find out how to transfer your eligible college credits and apply for potential credit for your work and life experiences. 

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Webinar: Walmart Wednesdays presented by University of Phoenix

Date: Choose from the available sessions

Time: See registration for specific times

Location: Online event

Hosted by: Kelly Hill, University of Phoenix

Find out how getting a degree can impact your career

There are so many success stories of famous people who never earned a degree. But the truth is, bachelor’s degree holders, on average, earn more over their lifetimes than those without a degree. Find out how going to college could set you apart from other job seekers.

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Why go to college.


June 15, 2021 · 10 min read


Earn career-relevant skills
in weeks – not years

Get value from your education before you even graduate. You’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate new learned skills to your employer with every 5 or 6 week course you complete in our associate, bachelor’s or master’s programs. 

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Frequently asked questions

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Yes, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and its predecessor, since 1978.


Once you’ve chosen your degree program, you will complete a financial plan that will estimate your costs and explore potential ways to pay for it. 


Speak with an enrollment representative for more information about your education benefits. Identify your company or organization on your application and let your advisor know the company or organization you are employed with. Finally, identify your company or organization in the University’s Student Portal financial plan before starting courses.

Yes. Our programs are designed specifically for working adults. With online classes, you can attend class online whenever it fits your life, day or night. You’ll also get support by phone, chat or email, available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And you can start your degree year-round, not just once a semester.

Attending online class is easy because the classroom is always on 24/7/365. All you need is a reliable Internet connection. You simply log in to your virtual classroom to complete assignments, access course materials and resources, and interact with faculty and classmates. Class participation is graded based upon your contributions to online discussions. This is a great solution for students who might have a difficult time commuting and for those who learn better independently.

How it Works

Applying is easy. Start your application and identify your employer when asked. Or, speak with an enrollment representative and let them know who your employer is. Finally, identify your employer in the University’s Student Portal financial plan before starting courses.

*Terms and Conditions

Eligibility, exclusion, and change in benefits

Walmart employees must be and remain employed with Walmart to receive the 20% tuition reduction. The tuition reduction benefit will apply to Walmart employees who are receiving the standard University tuition rate and cannot be combined with any University offer or promotion and excludes competency-based programs that the University may offer and any other specific program exclusions set forth in the Academic Catalog. For clarification, nothing contained herein is intended to prohibit Walmart employees to enroll in these programs. The University can change the benefits or cease the benefits at any time in our discretion.