Our College Partners ​​offer tuition discounts ​to County of Riverside employees!

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Academic Partnerships' - University of Texas Arlington Online:

County employees and their families can enroll in accelerated, online programs through Academic Partnerships' affiliate program. Online Nursing degrees are offered by the University of Texas Arlington Online at a very affordable tuition rates. Click here for participating programs and contact esp@rivco.org for the membership code.


Scholarship opportunities are offered from UT Arlington Online. For more information, please visit our What's New page under the Home tab.



Azusa Pacific University:

Employees of County of Riverside can develop and advance professionally through the County's partnership with Azusa Pacific University. County employees, their spouses, and their children (up to age 26) can take advantage of the following:  

Some programs may be available at convenient APU regional campuses in the cities of Murrieta and San Bernardino, and on-site instruction may be available if a group of students is enrolling. Courses are offered in online and face-to-face formats, in six 8-week sessions per year. Full- and part-time options available. For more information, please contact Azusa Pacific University's Inland Empire Regional Campus at 909.888.9977. 




10% off tuition for Azusa Pacific University College's (the online campus)* graduate, undergraduate, online and certificate programs.  

*This discount only includes programs offered through the online campus.




University of Massachusetts Global (formerly Brandman):

Riverside County has partnered with University of Massachusetts Global, formerly Brandman University, to make education more accesible and affordable to you. This means you may be eligible for a 10% or more scholarship off tuition! UMass Global, a non-profit affiliate of University of Massachusetts and fully accredited by WASC, is a university offering nationally recognized academic programs for the nontraditional learner fully online, on ground at more than 25 campuses throughout California and Washington anf through UMass Global Mypath, a self-paced online competency-based education. 


Take yourself tp the next level by applying what you learn in your courses in real time, growing in your position and gaining the skills you need. For more information call 855-825-4140 or visit umassglobal.edu/partnership.





California Baptist University:

10% off tuition and application fee waived for any classes online*, at CBU's main campus, or at a CBU satellite campus.  

10% off Doctoral Programs through CBU Online.

30% off tuition for any Bachelors and Masters program through CBU online when enrolled full-time and 10% off tuition for part-time.







California State University San Bernardino:

10% off tuition for several programs. Click on the program for more information.  MBA Program, BA in Criminal Justice, Accounting Certificate and Management Certificate in Public Procurement through the College of Extended Learning.






Claremont Graduate University:

Claremont Graduate University is offering a tuition fellowship, breakdown below. 

4 units (1 course) - $1,500 fellowship

8 units (2 courses) - $3,000 fellowship

12 units (3 courses) - $5,000 fellowship

The amount will be adjusted if enrolled in more or less than 12 units per semester. 


CGU will waive the standard application fee upon email request to admissions@cgu.edu. Fees can only be waived prior to submission. 



 La Sierra University




La Sierra University:

35.5% tuition scholarship on MBA programs. Designed for working professionals, the external degree program created by La Sierra University's Zapara School of Business, gives you a convenient, cost-effective way to earn your MBA with a cohort of your peers, going back to school just one night a week. Concentrations are available in Management and Human Resource Management and in Health Care Management.

A 50% tuition discount is available through La Sierra University's Evening Adult Degree Program for students interested in earning their Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts (BA). The EADP is designed for working adults; all classes are in the evening, Monday-Thursday, one night per class per week. Reach out to DCS@lasierra.edu for more information, or if you would like an evaluation to see what you would need to finish your degree.







Loma Linda University:

30% off tuition on all graduate programs. The School of Public Health offers degrees in Healthcare AdministrationHealth EducationNutritionGlobal HealthEpidemiology, and Nutrition (Coordinated Program with Dietetics). Online programs are available in Health Education, DrPH Preventive Care, MHA Healthcare Administration and MPH Population Medicine.










University of LaVerne:

$100 off of each unit for full-time or permanent part-time employees and their spouses or registered domestic partners. 



University of Redlands:

The University of Redlands School of Business & Society offers 30% discount on all programs for County of Riverside employees and their spouses EXCLUSIVE Tuition Savings.

School of Education Tuition Discounts Scholarship of 10%

  • MA in Human Services (online)
  • MA in Learning and Teaching with Teaching Credential
  • MA in School Counseling 


Campuses throughout Southern California include locations in Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, and Temecula—as well as remote, hybrid and online options.

All tuition discounts valid until June 30, 2022.

The A. Gary Anderson Graduate
School of Management



University of California Riverside:

Up to 50% off tuition for UCR AGSM's Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), and Master of Finance (MFIN).

PLUS interested County employees will receive: 

  • Application Fee Waiver ($125 value)
  • Free graduate admission advising
  • GMAT and GRE can be waived




University of California Riverside - University Extension Professional Studies:  

10% tuition discount on certificate programs






West Coast University:

With 100 years of educational excellence, West Coast University offers a variety of programs in Nursing, Healthcare and Business. County of Riverside employees are eligible for the Health Services Partner Grant, which provides a 10% tuition discount when enrolling in WCU's online Programs.

Get more information or apply online. For further assistance, contact Tanya Plong at tPlong@westcoastuniversity.edu.






Western University of Health Sciences:

20% off Tuition, application fee and GRE waived for all courses offered in the Master of Health Sciences Program, which is 100% online, for all County Employees.  Please call 909-469-5293 or email Shea Heagle at sheagle@westernu.edu for more information.