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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Panelist Profile: Stephanie Krauss

We are pleased to have Stephanie Malia Krauss join us for the Saylor Higher Education Summit.  Ms. Krauss will lend her expertise to our panel on alternative credentials. Stephanie Malia Krauss is director of special projects at Jobs for the Future. She develops, shapes, funds, and manages cross-team and cross-strategy projects that further Jobs for […]

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Speaker Feature: Dr. Andrew Sears, City Vision University

Andrew Sears is the President of City Vision University, which is a nationally accredited online-only Christian university with the goal of providing radically affordable education. City Vision launched a four-year bachelor’s degree in Business for $5,000 (in total) targeting developing countries in partnership with Saylor Academy (http://web.cityvision.edu/saylor-qualifi/) and is developing a similar Computer Science degree. […]

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