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

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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.






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:

Riverside County Employees enjoy 10% off the following programs. Click on each program for more information. All of our programs consistently earn high “BEST OF” rankings and boast coveted accreditations.

Certificates in AccountingCybersecurityData Visualization AnalyticsEarly Childhood Trauma-Informed Care, Early Childhood Administration & Leadership, and Public ProcurementAddiction Studies Online

BA Completion degrees in Criminal JusticeBusiness Administration and Social Sciences (with two concentration options)

MS Degrees in AccountancyBusiness and Data AnalyticsLogistics & E-commerce, and Cybersecurity & Analytics

MBA Online for Executives – 15% discount






Claremont Graduate University:

For more than 90 years, Claremont Graduate University has been a leader in graduate education. Limited enrollment, renowned faculty, and small class sizes devoted entirely to graduate study—at CGU we put students first. Through practice-based research, CGU’s ambitious students gain the tools to solve pressing real-world problems and build meaningful careers. To learn more, explore our website, take a virtual tour, or make plans to visit our beautiful Claremont campus in person. As part of this partnership, CGU will waive the standard application fee upon email request to admissions@cgu.edu. Additionally, we are offering the following tuition fellowship:

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. 



Grand Canyon University:

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university committed to delivering affordable, transformative higher education. GCU’s nine colleges offer 270 academic programs, including 200 online academic programs, for traditional students and working professionals. Students may learn on GCU’s vibrant campus or as part of a dynamic online learning community.

If you are an employee of the County of Riverside and commit to start your bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree program or a single non-degree course through our online or evening campus offerings, Grand Canyon University will offer you 10% off the tuition per course for your program. This scholarship will be applied at the same time the tuition charges occur. 

Contact your local counselor, Vince Zuniga, at Vince.Zuniga@gcu.edu and find your purpose at GCU.


 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.




         L.A. Pacific University:

Institutional information related to educational agreement:

Riverside County employees can enroll in any online degree program at L.A. Pacific University to take advantage of:

·         No application fee

·         10% tuition discount for the entire program

·         Personal success coach assigned to each student, providing guidance from Day 1 through graduation

·         Six 8-week sessions per year to finish faster based on students’ need/preference

All Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree programs are eligible for the partnership discount, including:

·         Master of Business Administration (MBA)

·         Master of Public Administration (MPA)

·         Master of Public Health (MPH)

·         Complete list of eligible programs at lapu.edu/programs


National University:

National University is proud to partner with the County of Riverside to offer a 20% tuition reduction scholarship to employees looking to expand their knowledge and skills for professional and personal growth. The tuition reduction scholarship can be applied to associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs.*


Why Choose National University?

· Adult Focused for 50 Years: National University has been dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to hard-working adults since 1971.

· 4-Week Classes: Start sooner and finish faster with four-week classes, monthly start dates, and year-round enrollment.

· 75+ Degree Programs: Choose from career-focused associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs.

· Online or On-site: Study options designed to fit into your busy schedule.

· Veteran-Founded Nonprofit: National University is proud to be San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.


Learn more at https://www.nu.edu/ouruniversity/theuniversity/partnerships/county-riverside/



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 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 to 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.



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:

Founded in California in 1909, West Coast University offers a variety of programs in nursing, healthcare, and business- ranging from bachelor's to doctorates. We are proud to offer County of Riverside employees our Health Services Partner Grant, which provides a 10% tuition discount when enrolling in WCU's online programs

For more infromation schdule an information session today or visit our Riverside County partner page.







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.