This program is made possible by ASU and Starbucks, by working together to help students overcome any life hurdles that keep them from pursuing their college degree.
Starbucks employees, or partners, thrive in a customized, personalized environment within ASU Online degree programs - choosing from more than 80 undergraduate degrees.
78% of part-time undergraduate students are employed
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
Increasing tuition costs have left students at odds with their education. The lack of opportunity for working students with full-time and part-time was alarming. Deterred by the time and financial investments pursuing a degree requires, these students drop out at alarmingly high rates, often halting their career aspirations as a result.
"We as a company want to do something that has not been done before. That is, we want to create access to the American dream, hope and opportuntity for everyone." - Howard Schultz, Former CEO and Chairman of Starbucks
- Full tuition coverage for more than 80 undergraduate degrees online.
- Access to cutting-edge educational technology.
- Courses developed and taught by the same world-class faculty that teach on ASU's campuses.
- Individualized guidance; each Starbucks partner is assigned an enrollment counselor, a financial aid advisor, an academic advisor and a success coach.
The Starbucks College Achievement plan was introduced to partners of Starbucks in June 2014. Since then we've made the path to getting a college education possible for all qualified working employees. Together, ASU and Starbucks have raised the bar for the role a public company can play in supporting its partners' life goals.
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