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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Making Education Affordable: JetBlue Scholars Program

Key Takeaways Corporate investment in employee degree completion provides a competitive education benefit and can be used as a tool to recruit motivated, dedicated employees. Saylor Academy’s college-credit recommended OER provides a solid foundation for many types of learning, including corporate-sponsored degree completion & tuition-assistance initiatives. Alternative credit initiatives can help adult learners efficiently earn […]

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Takeaways from the Second Annual City of Alexandria Higher Education Fair

We emerged from behind our computers once again for the 2nd Annual City of Alexandria Employee Higher Education Fair, just down the road from us in Alexandria, Virginia. We are proud to be among the couple dozen schools and other organizations invited to share our college credit opportunities with employees of the City of Alexandria. […]

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Takeaways from the Third Annual Adult College Completion Fair

Working at Saylor Academy usually means working from a computer in our offices — which is great, because it allows us to connect with students anywhere in the world. But we welcome any opportunity to get out in our city and meet prospective students face to face, as we were able to do this past […]

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Announcing the Saylor Higher Education Summit

On June 21-22, 2017,  Saylor Academy will host the Saylor Higher Education Summit, an invite-only event that will bring together decision-makers and influencers impacting the post-secondary education space. We invite senior-level higher education administrators, nonprofit leaders, workforce development/e-learning executives, and policymakers to register or request an invitation. The Saylor Higher Education Summit will explore ways […]

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

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 […]

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Saylor Academy now has 31 courses recommended for 91 credits

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 […]

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