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Saylor Academy Partners with Urban College of Boston to Provide Flexible and Affordable Degree Completion

March 29, 2017

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a college credit transfer partnership with Urban College of Boston. The Urban College of Boston (UCB) is an independent, co-educational two-year institution located in the heart of downtown Boston. UCB is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer Associate of Arts degrees in Early Childhood Education, Human Services … Read More …

Saylor Academy now has 31 courses recommended for 91 credits

March 7, 2017

We are very happy to officially announce nine courses newly recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE®). Check out today’s press release for the full details: Saylor Academy Expands Tuition-Free Direct Credit Program to 91 Credits With these new recommendations, our zero-tuition Direct Credit program now offers 31 college-level courses that … Read More …

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Making Education Affordable: Reducing Textbook Costs, and Increasing College Access, with OER

February 28, 2017

Key Takeaways: State agencies and college administrators can encourage OER adoption, and therefore textbook affordability, by offering support, guidance, and resources for faculty seeking OER. Oregon community colleges use Saylor Academy resources in 29 different courses spanning such subjects as marketing, public speaking, and chemistry. Open Educational Resources, including Saylor Academy OER, have been effective … Read More …

Important Changes to Our Diploma Pathways

February 9, 2017

We are in the process of re-tooling our diploma pathways program. Specifically, we are changing terminology to eliminate “diploma” and “major” and “minor”. Until we are ready to unveil the re-vamped information, our page at will redirect visitors to this blog post. Here is the most important thing to note: this program is not … Read More …