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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, MBA

Special Degree Opportunities

Currently, DePaul is recruiting employees of its Bright Horizons partners for a special cohorts for the MBA, MA in Professional Education, microcredentials in cybersecurity and in data science, and bachelor's degree completion programs that will begin online in September 2021. Benefits include:

  • A 25% tuition discount (or equivalent for the BA)
  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • No application fee
  • Streamlined admission process
  • A dedicated academic counselor throughout the program
Find out more about these online cohort programs.

​Graduate or Undergraduate Degrees

Through DePaul's partnership with Bright Horizon, you may apply for any undergraduate or graduate degree that the university offers. Benefits include:

  • A 10% tuition discount on most programs
  • No application fee
  • An admission counselor who specializes in serving working adults
  • Whether you are hoping to complete your bachelor's degree or wishing to pursue an advanced degree, DePaul has a program that is right for you.

Customized Degrees in the Chicago Area 

DePaul has the expertise to tailor an education plan to meet your organization's needs and objectives. When conditions improve, this includes bringing DePaul faculty on-site to your company for tailored, cohort degree programs which provide even higher discounts on degree programs.  Encourage your HR representatives to reach out to the DePaul Corporate and Employer Outreach team. To learn more, email

Get the Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions Discount

Follow the steps below to take advantage of your educational partnership discount:
  1. Apply online 
  2. In the application, you will be asked to provide your employer's name.
  3. You will also be asked to indicate that your employer is a member of the Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions Network.
Admission counselors are available for questions regarding the admission and application process.

A Few Special Notes About the Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions Discount:

  • Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions benefits do not apply to the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) online program, to the bachelor's degree completion program offered through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, or any certificate programs.
  • The 10% discount cannot be used in combination with any other institutional scholarship or discount. If a student is eligible for other scholarships, such as the Double Demon Scholarship for DePaul alumni or a college-specific scholarship, the scholarship that is most beneficial to the student will be awarded.  

Current DePaul Student Benefits

Please navigate to your Campus Connect account and visit the Work Experience panel to enter or update your employer information. To navigate to the Work Experience panel in Campus Connect, first select the Profile tile. Next, click Work Experience in the left-hand navigation bar, and finally, click the Add work experience button.

In this panel, please provide your most current employer information. If you have indicated that your employer is a member of the Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions Network, you are also 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.