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Get a career-focused degree for less

Enhancing your career options is smart – so is leveraging available employer tuition benefits. You could save money while building skills employers want. Take a moment to check.

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Your employer may help cover your tuition

We work with hundreds of organizations to help their employees earn degrees at a reduced cost. See if yours is on the list.

Hundreds of organizations offer UOPX education benefits. Is yours one of them?

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Strengthen your in-demand skills

U.S. organizations are focused on building skills. In a recent survey of 550 HR leaders, about 60% said their highest priority in 2022 was building critical skills and competencies1.

Enhance your value with your current employer. Choose programs built around skills employers want.

We identified in-demand skills. Then, we integrated them into our undergraduate and graduate-level degrees, certificates and individual courses.

1 Gartner, Inc.; Gartner Survey Reveals HR Executives Number One Priority; Oct. 2022; online:

Support that stays with you

Here, education isn’t done alone. At University of Phoenix, you’ll have round-the-clock support throughout your academic year.  

Our trained representatives are with you at every step. They can request transcripts, review ways to save and help you navigate employer tuition assistance benefits.

You’ll have access to online resources 24/7 or reach our trained representatives by phone or chat 20-hours a day, 5-days a week.  

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Stephen P.,
BSB/M 2012, MBA 2022. See how he did it.

Invest in yourself – and your future

Learn new skills and make plans to enhance your career at University of Phoenix. Take advantage of more than 100 flexible online programs aligned with more than 300+ careers.

Whether you qualify for employer tuition benefits, tuition reimbursement, assistance or not, you have our  commitment to help you make the most of your education.

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Frequently asked questions

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Students can receive up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement tax-free from their employer each calendar year. Declarations of tuition reimbursement on income taxes should be reviewed and discussed with a tax professional.

Employer tuition benefits shouldn’t prevent you from receiving loans and grants. However, they may impact your financial aid.

If the entire cost of tuition, books and fees aren’t covered by the benefit, you may be able to obtain financial aid to cover the difference.

Be sure to include any employer tuition assistance as part of your financial aid application since it may reduce or limit your aid.

Confirm that there’s an alliance agreement between your employer and University of Phoenix that includes tuition benefits. If there is, you’ll be able to review the benefits that your employer offers before you enroll at University of Phoenix.

Reach out to your employer’s HR department. Let them know that you want to enroll and use your organization’s tuition benefits.

Your eligibility requirements are set by your employer. Eligibility may be dependent on employment at the company for a certain amount of time. Check with your HR department.

It depends on your employer. In general, eligibility for employer educational assistance is dependent on criteria your employer sets.

For instance, you may be eligible based on the program and number of credit hours you take within an academic year. Whether you want to enroll in undergraduate or graduate degrees, or certificate programs can also impact eligibility.

You may also be required to be a full-time employee. Check with your company’s HR department.

Tuition savings aren’t solely dependent on employment with an employer that has an alliance with University of Phoenix. At University of Phoenix, we have many ways to save.

Evaluations of relevant life and work experience, scholarships and eligible transfer credits from prior college experience are all options to lower your costs. Explore more savings options on our Savings Explorer page.