Our College Partners ​​offer tuition discounts ​to County of Riverside employees!

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County employees and their families can enroll in accelerated, fully online programs through Academic Partnerships' affiliate program. Online degrees are offered by a variety of state universities at very affordable tuition rates. Click here for participating programs and contact esp@rivco.org for the membership code.

$700 Scholarship from UT Arlington Nursing Online. For more information, please visit our What's New page under the Home tab.


NEW! Azusa Pacific University now offers County of Riverside employees and employee dependents (spouse, child under the age of 26) a tuition discount of 15% per unit for Bachelor's completion programs in Psychology (B.A.) and Criminal Justice (B.A.) at the Murrieta, High Desert, and Inland Empire Regional campuses.  This discount applies to program major and minor units and excludes General Education units. 



10% off tuition for Azusa Pacific University College's (the online campus)* graduate, undergraduate, online and certificate programs.  

*This discount only includes programs offered through the online campus.


 Brandman University


Brandman's Competency Based Education Program is only $5400 per yearFor Information about any of Brandman University’s Programs: Click Here or contact Dr. Felix Kalinski, Jr. at (909) 980-3887  or kali4101@brandman.edu




10% off tuition and application fee waived for any classes online*, at CBU's main campus, or at a CBU satellite campus.  

*30% off tuition for any Bachelors and Masters program through CBU online when enrolled full-time and 10% off tuition for part-time.


10% off tuition for the online MBA program through the College of Extended Learning.


County of Riverside employees will qualify for the following benefits when enrolling in the fall 2017 Fully Employed Master of Business Administration (FEMBA) program:

A 5% discount toward the 2017 FEMBA program if a minimum of three employees join the cohort.

Contact Jake Meadows, jmeadows@fullerton.edu, for more information.



Claremont Graduate University is offering a tuition fellowship, breakdown below. 

4 units (1 course) - $1,500 fellowship

8 units (2 courses) - $3,000 fellowship

12 units (3 courses) - $5,000 fellowship

The amount will be adjusted if enrolled in more or less than 12 units per semester. 

CGU will waive the standard application fee upon email request to admissions@cgu.edu. Fees can only be waived prior to submission. 



20% discount off of test preparation fees for up to 2 courses at the time of enrollment for County employees, spouses, and dependents. Call 888-995-7737 (PREP) and reference student code: RCSCOR1516 to find out more. See flyer for details.


 La Sierra University


NEW!  50% tuition discount for the iMBA program. Designed for working professionals, the La Sierra University Integrated MBA (iMBA) created by the Zapara School of Business, gives you a convenient, cost-effective way to finish your Bachelor’s degree and earn an MBA, going back to school just one night a week.  

35.5% tuition discount on other Zapara School of Business Executive Education Programs including the general management MBA for Professionals and MBA for Health Care Professionals.


40% off tuition for the onsite/hybrid Master in Social Work program



30% off tuition on all graduate programs. The School of Public Health offers degrees in Healthcare Administration, Health Education, Nutrition, Global Health, Epidemiology, Nutrition (Coordinated Program with Dietetics), and Lifestyle Management. Online programs are available in Health Education and Lifestyle Management





20% off tuition for all onsite, online and hybrid programs in the Sanford College of Education, College of Letters and Sciences, School of Business & Management, School of Engineering & Computing, School of Professional Studies & School of Health & Human Services.




$100 off of each unit for full-time or permanent part-time employees and their spouses or registered domestic partners. 


 University Of Redlands


10% off tuition for County employees, spouses, and domestic partners for the School of Business and School of Education degree programs offered at any of the Redlands regional campuses. 

*30% off the  Master of Arts in Management at the Riverside Regional Campus.



The A. Gary Anderson Graduate
of Management

60% off tuition for UCR AGSM's Master of Business, Flex Master of Business (day and/or evening courses at your pace), Master of Finance, and Master of Professional Accounting degrees. 

PLUS interested County employees will receive: 

  • Application Fee Waiver ($125 value)
  • Free graduate admission advising
  • Free on-campus practice GRE/ GMAT exams

            10% tuition discount on certificate programs


$2,000 tuition discount 

Students must maintain either an Undergraduate GPA of 2.0 or Graduate GPA of 3.0 and remain enrolled at SDCC until you’ve completed your degree. The $2,000 discount will be dispersed over the course of 4 semesters ($500.00 per semester).   

Please go to our Partnership page to "I am a Student" and fill out some information to get started with your Free Application today! You can also contact Danny DiMeglio at partnerships@sdcc.edu.



20% off tuition for RN-BSN, RN-MSN and MSN online programs.

WCU alumni and current students also receive discounted CEU's through Contemporary forums. For further assistance or to enroll in online programs, contact Tanya Plong via telephone (619) 520-8717 or email tPlong@westcoastuniversity.edu.



NEW! 20% off Tuition, application fee and GRE waived for all hybrid and online courses offered in the Master of Health Sciences Program for all County Employees.  Please call 909-469-5397 or email Jill Ferreira at jferreira@westernu.edu for more information.