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 … Read More …

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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, … Read More …

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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 … Read More …

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Saylor Academy Partners with Bexar County, Texas and BiblioTech

Saylor Academy is very proud to announce its first county/library partnership with Bexar County and BiblioTech Digital Library! Bexar County is participating in Saylor Academy’s Corporate/Employer Degree Completion program, providing county employees with access to Saylor’s free courses toward college credit. In turn, county employees will have free proctoring services (for Direct Credit exams) available to … Read More …

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Saylor Academy has joined the OERu

We are pleased to announce that Saylor Academy has joined the OERu as a member of its partner network. Coordinated by the not-for-profit OER Foundation, the OERu (www.oeru.org) is a network of institutions offering free, openly-licensed online courses and affordable academic credit to students worldwide. Member institutions span multiple continents and include Athabasca University in … Read More …

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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, … Read More …

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Watch the keynotes and panels from the Saylor Higher Education Summit

On June 21st and 22nd, we brought together educators, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and non-profit leaders from around the world in Washington, DC, for our Higher Education Summit. The goal was to carry forward the conversation about education and credentialing for the next billion students worldwide — students who will be served by both traditional and … Read More …

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Panelist Profile: Mike Adams, MissionU

Mike Adams is the Chief Product Officer and co-founder of MissionU, where he is responsible for curricular, pedagogical and technological development. Mike will be part of a lively panel on “alternative credentials” and how they complement or compete with degrees. MissionU bills itself as “Education for the 21st Century” and its mission is to offer … Read More …

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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 … Read More …

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

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 …

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Saylor Academy & Kiron Open Higher Education Partner to Provide Higher Education to Refugees

Less than 1% of refugees globally have access to higher education. Kiron & Saylor Academy have joined forces to increase that number and will work together to provide thousands of refugees worldwide with the opportunity to graduate with an accredited university degree, free of charge. Under the partnership, Kiron will direct students to Saylor’s tuition-free … Read More …

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Making Education Affordable: Building a Sustainable Adult Education Program

Interview with Kevin Corcoran, Executive Director, Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium Key takeaways: Using Saylor courses as a content base, CT AHVS has developed supplementary open courses that allow adult students expanded learning opportunities to earn credit toward a high school diploma. Use of OER has allowed a consistent learning experience among students, assuring equity in … Read More …

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Saylor Partners with Western Governors University

Western Governors University, a nonprofit university offering convenient, flexible and affordable education online, and Saylor Academy have established a credit transfer agreement whereby select Saylor Academy courses, passed with a proctored exam, will satisfy corresponding competency equivalencies in several WGU degree programs across multiple disciplines. For several of these degree programs, students can transfer more … Read More …

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Millionlights Join Forces with Saylor to Deliver Online Education and Skill Development to Learners in India

Millionlights a Pune, India based company, and Saylor Academy, based in Washington, DC., have entered into an agreement to help Indian learners access quality education by offering Saylor’s courses built by credentialed professors and subject matter experts. Millionlights and Saylor will work together to offer Saylor courses through Millionlights online education platform ‘millionlights.org’, which is … Read More …

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