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University Partners

DC Government University Partners

University of the District of Columbia

Contact Person: Dr. Malva Reid – 202.274.7037 – [email protected]
Partner Webpage: http://www.udc.edu

  • All DC Gov’t employees will pay DC Residents tuition no matter if they reside in the district or not.

Southern NH University – College for America

Contact Person: Sarah Normand
Phone: 603.314.7621 Mobile: 603.540.8454
Email: [email protected]
Partner Webpage: www.collegeforamerica.org

  • Tuition -- $3,000 per calendar year
  • A student is able to complete an Associate Degree in one year and a Bachelor Degree in about two years. It is all competency based and “seat-time”.
  • Proven track record with DC Gov’t Employees

DeVry Works

Contact Person: Abigail Magnafici – 630.960.7926 – [email protected]
Local Representative: Rommely Hopper – 571.585.4155 – [email protected]
Location: 3005 Highland Parkway – Downers Grove, IL. 605-5799
Partner Webpage: http://www.devry.edu/corporate/DistrictofColumbiaDeptofHumanResource
Benefit(s):

  • 10% partner tuition rate
  • Application fee waiver
  • Special Military pricing for active-duty military and their spouses
  • Deferred billing
  • Evaluation of professional development as well as work/life experience for academic credit

Strayer University

Contact Person: Adam Winterrowd – 703.439.4572 – [email protected]
D’Andre Wilson – [email protected]
Partner Webpagehttp://dcgovernment.strayeruniversity.edu/
Benefit(s):

  • 10% Tuition discount
  • Waived Experiential Learning Program (ELP) fees
  • Evaluation of work/life experience for college credit

Excelsior CollegeExcelsior College

Contact Person: Lisa Romano-Arnold – 202.510.1498 – [email protected]
Partner Webpage: http://www.excelsior.edu/web/partners/dc-department-of-human-resources
Benefit(s):

  • 10% discount generally
  • Tuition discounts (rates vary depending on program) for employees, spouses and domestic partners of DC Government employees
  • Special pricing for active-duty military and veteran

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University of Maryland University CollegeUniversity of Maryland University College

Contact Person: Daniella Baltimore – 301.985.7252 - [email protected]
Partner Webpage: www.umuc.edu/dcgov
Benefit(s):

  • 25% discount on out-of-state tuition for DC Government employees, spouses and dependents

Catholic University of Catholic University Programs Offered America -
Metropolitan School of Professional Studies

Administrator: Vincent Kiernan, Ph.D. – Dean -- 202-319-6260  E-mail: [email protected]
Resource: Joe McDonald – 202.319.6667 – [email protected]
Primary Contact: Lashay Long – 202.319.6376 – [email protected]
Benefit(s):

  • 10% tuition reduction for District of Columbia Government employees in certain disciplines

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University of PhoenixUniversity of Phoenix

Primary Contact: Jessica Choi-Siegert – [email protected]
Local Representative: Melissa Peak – 571.208.5642 – [email protected]
Partner Webpage: http://www.phoenix.edu/dcgov
Benefit(s):

  • 10% off the cost of tuition when you enroll in any degree program, certificate or individual course

Saylor AcademySaylor Academy

Primary Contact: Jacqueline Arnold – 913.244.0668 – [email protected]
Benefit(s):

  • Saylor Academy is free and uses a different learning model, offering the same learning quality of a traditional course
  • Courses are available 24/7, self-paced and allow the learner to plan around work schedule and life demands
  • Saylor credit courses are faculty created and reviewed, with quality assurance reviews resulting in sought after college credit recommendations from the American Council on Education (ACE) and/or the National College Credit Recommendation Service

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Potential New Partners (1st quarter FY18)

  • Trinity University in DC – Reginald Black – 202.884.9412 – [email protected]
  • Graduate School USA
  • Grand Canyon University – Jenn Gonzaga – 2.813.1150 (o) 2.578.8901 (m) [email protected]