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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Reduced Tuition Rates for Employees and Family Members

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has entered into several agreements providing federal employees and their families with reduced tuition rates at a number of academic institutions. Visit the university websites for details.

 University of Maryland University College (UMUC) - Provides a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition rates on courses, certificates, and degree programs, many of which are available online.

 Central Michigan University (CMU) Global Campus Division - Provides a 15 percent discount on all Global Campus Division educational programs with access to online programs and classes at its satellite locations.

Champlain College - Provides up to a 70 percent discount for online certificate, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs.

 Penn State World Campus - Provides a five percent discount with no program exclusions or out-of-state rates. Many programs are closely aligned with the government-wide focus on Mission-Critical Occupations (MCO) in Cybersecurity, Acquisition, Human Resources, Auditing, Economics, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Excelsior College - Provide a 20 percent discount on all undergraduate programs and a 15 percent discount on all graduate programs.


  1. Hi there. Do you know if this is open to contactors, as well? Or can you tell me where this is from so that I can connect with someone to ask? THANK YOU!

    1. Hello Anonymous, I'm sorry but This discount applies to civil Federal government employees only. However, you may contact the individual colleges or universities for additional details on the program.