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University Partnership: Colorado State University-Global Campus


City Year and Colorado State University-Global Campus are proud to offer a 10% tuition discount for City Year alumni to gain new leadership skills and knowledge so they can continue to affect change in their communities.


Colorado State University-Global Campus, the first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, provides innovative higher learning opportunities for nontraditional students and working adults. Specializing in bachelor's degree completion, master’s degree programs, and certificates of completion in a wide range of career relevant fields, CSU-Global is committed to providing students with a high quality and innovative learning environment that fits into their busy lives. CSU-Global Campus is committed to advancing student success in a global society, investing in human capital, expanding the state economy, and enhancing the quality of life for citizens in the state of Colorado and beyond by providing access to dynamic degree programs characterized by academic excellence, innovative delivery technologies, and strong stakeholder engagement.


Benefits offered by Colorado State University-Global Campus

Affiliation Benefit
10% tuition discount on all online courses towards a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, or a certificate of completion program.
Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually All admitted
Application Fee Waiver
Enrollment Deferral
One-year deferral for students serving another year with City Year

Eligibility and Additional Information

  • 10% tuition discount on all online courses towards a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, or a certificate of completion program. A Tuition Guarantee locks in this rate as long as students remain enrolled.

  • Discounts will be awarded to City Year corps members and alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years. 

  • A one-year deferral is allowed for recipients who decide to serve additional time with City Year prior to enroll at CSU-Global Campus. 

  • Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based awards depending on the strength of the application.

To Apply

  • Click here to access CSU-Global Campus admissions website and apply online.

  • Deadline: Classes start every four weeks. Complete the online application at anytime for the next open term start dates.

  • Identify your City Year affiliation: Please contact the Admissions Office to identify yourself as a City Year applicant. Please also self-identify on your resume and/or personal statement. Beginning with the 2012-2013 application cycle, City Year applicants can identify themselves through a check box on the online application.

  • City Year verification: City Year applicants seeking to be considered for the tuition discount are required to submit a letter verifying their City Year affiliation. Please send an email to Nan Shearer, City Year Alumni & Career Services Manager, at with "CSU-Global Campus: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line and include the site where you served and dates of service in the email. This letter will be sent to the CSU-Global Campus Admissions Office and added to applicant file.

To Contact the Admissions Office


Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. Corps members, alumni and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines, and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.