Ready to continue your education? Save on tuition at St. Mary’s, Augsburg

City employees get discounted tuition and waived application fees at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and Augsburg College. You can begin taking advantage of these new educational partnerships for the 2016 winter semester. The City offers this opportunity as a response to the most recent employee engagement survey that shows City employees seek more promising futures in their careers here. Many of the degree programs apply to careers at the City.

St. Mary’s University of Minnesota

City employees receive 10 percent off all online and classroom graduate and professional degree programs, certificate programs and individual courses at St. Mary’s University. The discount applies to current and new students. City employees will also have an expedited enrollment process.

Augsburg College

City employees get a $50 discount per undergraduate credit for adult undergraduate degree programs and an $80 discount per graduate credit for graduate degree programs at Augsburg College. The discount applies only to new students and does not apply to certificate programs, individual courses and the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.

A more promising future

These new educational partnerships are part of the City’s response to findings from the 2014 My Minneapolis employee engagement survey. The survey found that creating a more promising future for employees would positively impact employee engagement. Discounted tuition rates provide access to more affordable educational opportunities, which can lead to career advancement. By entering into these educational partnerships, the City provides new career options for employees and establishes closer relationships with local educational institutions and students, which can help the City create pathways for the workforce of the future.

Last updated Oct 27, 2015



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