5 Tips for Adult Students Picking a College Major 

Picking a major to study is a daunting task for any college student, and even more so if you are going to or returning to college as an adult. Fortunately, you have the benefit of work experience and a higher education environment that’s ready to embrace adult learners as the “new traditional” student, and offer assistance. […]

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What Does “Start, Study, Save!” Mean For You

If you are reading this blog you might know that Saylor Academy believes education should be accessible and affordable to everyone. We make this a reality by providing all our online courses for free. Furthermore, over 30 of those courses are eligible for college credit. Saylor Academy is a non-profit organization and not an accredited […]

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Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s Mission to Help Homeschooling Parents

In Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s book, Homeschooling for College Credit, she shares her experiences in homeschooling and how to find/use resources, such as Saylor Academy’s free online courses. Jennifer Cook-DeRosa also created the Facebook group, Homeschooling for College Credit, where she has a grown a community of parents, but before that she started as a chef. She […]

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Almost 100 Credits – Tuition-Free!

97 Credits

The Saylor Direct Credit program now includes 33 tuition-free courses recommended for 97 credits. Sixteen courses have been recommended anew for the next three years, but we are especially pleased to announce two brand-new additions to the roster, Principles of Finance and Organizational Behavior. BUS202: Principles of Finance (ACE, 3 credits) BUS202 is the study […]

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Fayetteville State University is our newest college credit transfer partner

We are pleased to welcome Fayetteville State University (FSU), part of the University of North Carolina system, as Saylor Academy’s newest college credit transfer partner. Our partner colleges and universities agree to accept tuition-free, self-paced Saylor Direct Credit courses for transfer credit. Students who are enrolled at FSU can earn credit for Saylor Direct Credit […]

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Saylor Academy partners with Wesley Housing Development Corporation

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new partnership with Wesley Housing Development Corporation (Wesley Housing) in Alexandria, Virginia. “This alliance [with Saylor Academy] will help us fully deliver our commitment to promote economic stability for our residents.” Shelley Murphy, President & CEOWesley Housing Wesley Housing develops, owns, and operates affordable housing for low-and-moderate-income families, […]

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Welcome Southern New Hampshire University!

Saylor Academy is pleased to announce a new degree completion partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). SNHU will accept/recognize certain Saylor Academic courses for college credit, using “Saylor Direct” credit courses and a proctored final exam. Start, Study, Save: Earning Credit with Saylor Academy Partnerships offering transfer opportunities for prior and concurrent college level […]

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How Melanie returned to finish her University of Memphis degree with courses from Saylor Academy

Student Savings Tops $500,000 with Saylor courses at University of Memphis. Like most students, Melanie Williams started down her path to a degree at the University of Memphis full of excitement and possibility. She enjoyed the academic life at Memphis and progressed into her final year. Then trouble arose. Hit with an unexpected financial crisis, […]

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Saylor Partners with Wilmington University to Increase College Degree Access

Program Also Open to Students Around the World via Distance Learning! Wilmington University, an open-access university serving over 20,000 students, and Saylor Academy have established a credit transfer agreement allowing tuition-free Saylor Academy courses, recommended for college credit, to transfer into degree programs at Wilmington. The University serves students at several physical locations in  Delaware, […]

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OER as an Intervention Tool to Support Student Retention

About 4.3 million people are dropping out of two-year and four-year institutions right now that could, with a little bit of extra support, complete and obtain their credentials. That was the challenge issued at our recent Saylor Higher Education Summit by Heather Hiles, keynote speaker and Deputy Director of Postsecondary Student Success at The Bill […]

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