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

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

Scholarship opportunities are offered from UT Arlington Online. For more information, please visit our What's New page under the Home tab.


Employees of County of Riverside can develop and advance professionally through the County's partnership with Azusa Pacific University. County employees, their spouses, and their children (up to age 26) can take advantage of the following:  

Some programs may be available at convenient APU regional campuses in the cities of Murrieta and San Bernardino, and on-site instruction may be available if a group of students is enrolling. Courses are offered in online and face-to-face formats, in six 8-week sessions per year. Full- and part-time options available. For more information, please contact Azusa Pacific University's Inland Empire Regional Campus at 909.888.9977. 



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 offers tuition discounts to employees, spouses, and dependents. Undergraduate Programs: Discounts up to $6,000 and up to $3,900 for RN to BSN program with an ADN block transfer.  Graduate Programs: Discounts up to $3,210 and up to $5,780 for Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership.  

For Information about any of Brandman University’s Programs: Click Here or contact Kitty Calhoun at (661) 618-5524  or khogan@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 several programs. Click on the program for more information.  MBA Program, BA in Criminal Justice, Accounting Certificate and Management Certificate in Public Procurement through the College of Extended Learning.


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. 


 La Sierra University


35.5% tuition scholarship on MBA programs. Designed for working professionals, the external degree program created by La Sierra University's Zapara School of Business, gives you a convenient, cost-effective way to earn your MBA with a cohort of your peers, going back to school just one night a week. Concentrations are available in Management and Human Resource Management and in Health Care Management


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





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



The University of Redlands School of Business offers County of Riverside employees and their spouses EXCLUSIVE Tuition Savings.

  • New flat rates for graduate programs:

         MSOL (30 units) $18K                     

MSBA (36 units) $20k

MBA (36 units)   $20k

MBA (48 units)   $23K

  • 15% discounts in bachelor’s degree programs OR 30% discount when transferring 21 units from a California Community College.

School of Education Tuition Discounts Scholarship of 10%

  • MA in Human Services (online)
  • MA in Learning and Teaching with Teaching Credential
  • MA in School Counseling 

Campuses throughout Southern California include locations in Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, and Temecula—as well as remote, hybrid and online options.

All tuition discounts valid until June 30, 2021.



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


With 100 years of educational excellence, West Coast University offers a variety of programs in Nursing, Healthcare and Business. County of Riverside employees are eligible for the Health Services Partner Grant, which provides a 10% tuition discount when enrolling in WCU's online Programs.

Get more information or apply online. For further assistance, contact Tanya Plong at tPlong@westcoastuniversity.edu.



 20% off Tuition, application fee and GRE waived for all courses offered in the Master of Health Sciences Program, which is 100% online, for all County Employees.  Please call 909-469-5293 or email Shea Heagle at sheagle@westernu.edu for more information.