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Partnership Benefits

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“I have gained the ability to discuss marketing, sales, finance, purchasing and management—topics I would have felt ill-prepared for based on work experience alone.”
--Matt, MB

Discover the DePaul Difference | Partner Educational Benefits

Discover the DePaul partnership advantage: streamlined admission, tuition discounts, renowned faculty, peer networking and access to professional development opportunities.

  • A 10% tuition discount on virtually all undergraduate and graduate degrees at DePaul*
  • Opportunities to participate in multi-company cohorts with an elevated 25% tuition discount for select degree programs, including:
    • MBA
    • MA in Professional Communications
    • Graduate microcredentials in Data Science and Cybersecurity
  • Streamlined admission process
    • Waived GMAT/GRE for most graduate programs of study
    • Waived letters of recommendation and personal essay
    • Waived application fee
  • Complimentary leadership and professional development webinars led by DePaul faculty 
  • Access to complimentary multi-company DePaul Speaker Series webinars

Employees looking to complete their undergraduate degree may enroll in a program for working adults pursuing a bachelor's degree with a major in Business Administration.

*Partnership discounts cannot be used in conjunction with other DePaul scholarships, discounts, waivers or awards, including the Double Demon discount, or applied to a few select degree programs where tuition has already been lowered. 

Get the discount when you apply

On a graduate degree application, select "yes" for Employer Cohort and then choose your company from the drop-down list. For an undergraduate application, choose "Corporate Partner Cohort" and then your employer from the drop-down menu on the admission application. In both cases, the application fee will be waived and you will be eligible for the discount. DePaul will verify your employment.

Please contact the scholarship team at if you have any questions.

Get the discount if you already attend DePaul

To take advantage of the DePaul partnership tuition benefit, employees must update their status in Campus Connect. Please note, the partnership discount cannot be applied if an individual has previously received other DePaul scholarships, discounts or admission aid awards. For those who are eligible, the partnership tuition discount will be applied to any remaining future academic terms. 

To update your status, go to Campus Connect. Select the Profile tile. Next, click Work Experience in the left-hand navigation bar. Click the Add Work Experience button. Update your current employer information by selecting your employer/professional association from the drop-down box.

You will be required to attach proof of your employment as instructed on the Work Experience panel. Please do not submit any password-protected documents.

Please contact the scholarship team at if you have any questions.

Deferred Payment Option

You may defer payment until the end of the term by using DePaul's Employer Tuition Deferral Plan.

Military and Veterans Benefits

Serving returning military members has been a priority at DePaul since World War II. We do not limit the number of veterans who can enroll through the Yellow Ribbon Program, which provides tuition-free education to eligible students. Learn more about your eligibility and veteran educational benefits.


Email for questions on partnership benefits.