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Ways to save

Cost-saving options

See if you can spend less and graduate faster with eligible transfer credits and prior work and life experience evaluated for potential credit. We’re here to help you earn a more affordable degree in less time.

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Graduate of University of Phoenix wearing her cap and gown while smiling

Scholarships

Up to $1 million in scholarship opportunities are available. You can apply for one of up to 400 scholarships this month.

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Have previous experience evaluated for potential credit

On average, students working toward a bachelor's degree with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year off their undergraduate degree.

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College transfer credits

By transferring eligible credits from an accredited university or college you save money and you're that much closer to your graduation date.

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Work experience

Your professional certifications, workplace training and relevant on-the-job experience may be eligible for credit that helps reduce your tuition costs.

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Life experience

Volunteer work, public speaking and parenting are just some of the pre-approved life experience topics that you can write an essay on for potential college credit.

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Community college transfer credits

Through our 3+1 Transfer Pathway, you can transfer up to 87 credits, equivalent to three years, from a participating community college.

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Your employer may help cover your tuition

We provide education benefits to employees at over 1500 organizations through employer or benefits provider alliances that can help you earn your degree at a reduced cost. See if yours is on the list.

More ways to save

There are lots of ways to save and we’re here to help you. Explore college-level testing programs and alternate credit-earning opportunities to help bring down your overall cost.

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National testing centers

Put your existing knowledge to the test and see if you can turn it into college credit. Our national testing centers help you show what you know, so you can save.

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Low-cost general-ed courses

We've teamed up with learning providers that help you earn transfer credits toward your undergraduate degree. That could translate into savings on your tuition and a faster path to graduation.

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Savings for our alumni

As an alum, you save when you come back to school. Receive total savings of up to $2,880 on a bachelor’s degree and $2,200 on a master’s degree with our alumni tuition rates.

Learn more about alumni tuition rates

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today

Start a conversation about your future with an enrollment representative today