An Education on Your Schedule
We want to help you make your dream of going back to school a reality. At DeVry University, we offer the flexibility you need to earn your degree on your schedule. Whether you’re interested in a bachelor’s degree or a specialized master’s degree, we offer both hybrid (a combination of in-person and online) and online programs for working adults.
In addition to online and on-campus courses, we offer year-round certificate programs to complement our associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs. With many of our classes offered online, you can complete coursework on your computer, tablet or phone―at home without a commute, helping you fit school into your schedule.
We have many undergraduate programs to choose from in the fields of business, health and technology plus master’s degree options at our Keller Graduate School of Management. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Master’s in Project Management or an Undergraduate Certificate in Website Design, we have you covered.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Advancing your education is a powerful way to open new career doors. Let us help you get started or continue your journey forward.
Making Your Degree More Affordable
You may be able to take advantage of tuition savings and other valuable benefits offered through our partnerships with hundreds of employers. Speak with your Human Resources department to find out if your company offers a Partner Group Tuition Rate or other education benefits. or other education benefits.
In addition, our DeVry Opportunity Grant is an award qualifying students can take advantage of to help pay for college expenses early on, and an opportunity for us to welcome you as you start your DeVry experience.
A Scholarship to Empower Women in Tech
Our DeVry Women+Tech Scholarship aims to help support women taking the first step toward a career in technology and other digital fields. This is more than just a scholarship; qualifying new and readmit students have the opportunity to be part of a community of women and gain early access to resources as part of the Women+Tech Scholars Program™.
A Scholarship to Help Make Your Business Education More Affordable
Our Business Edge Scholarship1 is an award designed to help qualifying business students get started on the right track in our Tech business programs2. These technology-infused business programs can help give you the edge you need to stand out and fuel your career.
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Benefits of Going Back to School with DeVry
Students choose us for our flexibility, career-focused learning programs, high standards and personal attention.
When you’re interested in going back to school, pick a university that has already helped more than a quarter-million individuals earn their degrees. Here are some of the benefits of studying with us:
- A school accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org6
- Small class sizes for more personalized support
- A curriculum focused on real-world skills
- Year-round classes available
- Programs offered on campus and online
- Classes starting every eight weeks
- Dedicated Career Services support to help you explore job possibilities
- Financial aid, scholarship and grant assistance is available to those who apply and qualify.
Save Time and Money with DeVry
We work diligently to help make your degree more affordable for you. In fact, not only can you explore your potential employer benefits to help pay for your costs, but many DeVry students benefit from some form of financial aid. One example is The DeVry University Opportunity Grant7, which is available for qualifying students to help pay for the cost of tuition at the beginning of their DeVry education. Talk with one of our representatives to discuss your options and find out what you may qualify for.
Transfer Course Credit
We want to ensure you get the credit you deserve. If you have an associate degree or course credits from another college, you can transfer qualifying credits toward a bachelor's or master’s degree at DeVry.
We have a staff of professionals dedicated to matching the talents of students and alumni with the needs of local and national businesses, including a number of Fortune 100 companies. Contact an admissions representative to learn more about the tools and support our Career Services department provides during your education and after graduation.
FAQs: Going Back to School
Is it too late to go back to school at 30 or 40?
It is never too late to return to school and learn a new skill no matter what age you are! Whether you are looking to begin or finish your degree, DeVry has a great selection of programs for today’s working adults.
Why should I go back to school as an adult?
There are many reasons to return to school as an adult. Some reasons might include preparing for a new career or finishing your degree.
If you’ve considered returning to the classroom as an adult, you’re not alone.
The number of nontraditional students (those over the age of 25) has been rising since 2007. In fact, 38% of enrolled students on college campuses were considered nontraditional during the period of 2007–2018, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
What type of education should I pursue as a working adult?
This might be one of the most exciting questions when considering returning to school. To meet the needs of today’s working adults, DeVry’s Undecided Option and Tech Core programs allow students to explore different skills before choosing the right career path for them. These programs are designed to expose students to such fields as healthcare, business and management and technology.
Can I earn a degree online with DeVry?
You bet! As a leader in online education, DeVry University has been offering online degree programs since 1998. In addition to 100% online courses, we also offer a hybrid learning environment that combines online and in-person learning at one of over 40+ campus locations.
Earn your certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s or MBA all online and at your own pace!
Can my work experience help me when going back to school?
Yes! Your work experience is not only invaluable but can help lay the groundwork for your education whether you are continuing in the same field or choosing a different career path. At DeVry, our degree and certificate programs are designed to enhance your current skills or help you build new ones.
Can I work full time while earning an education at DeVry?
Absolutely! At DeVry, our degree programs are designed with working adult students in mind.
Many students choose our online programs for the convenience of being able to study around their busy schedules.
How long does it take to earn a degree taking part-time classes at DeVry?
Traditionally, a bachelor’s degree takes four years to earn, while an associate degree takes two years. At DeVry, however, our online courses are offered in year-round 8-week sessions so that you can earn a degree in a shorter timeframe while studying part-time.
The amount of time it will take you to earn your degree also depends on which program you choose and any qualifying transfer credits you may have.
1Must meet merit-based qualifications. Must meet enrollment-based criteria, subject to approval, use requirements, program level and availability of funds. Scholarship will be awarded as $600 per semester per semester for full time students and $300 per semester for students attending at least half-time with a lifetime award of $7,000. This scholarship cannot be used in combination with any other offer or award or group-specific tuition rate.
2Requires enrollment in Accounting, Business Administration, Management or Technical Management Bachelor’s Degree programs.
3Students can start the program in “Undecided” status. A specialization must be chosen before the completion of 60 credit hours.
4https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm Growth projected on a national level. Local growth will vary Local growth will vary by location.
This course requires successful completion of required math and English transitional studies courses. Required transitional studies coursework may affect program length and cost.
5This course requires successful completion of required math and English transitional studies courses. Required transitional studies coursework may affect program length and cost.
6DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org. The University's Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. For a complete list of programmatic accreditations and the programs that they apply to, visit https://www.devry.edu/about/accreditation.html.
7The DeVry University Opportunity Grant will be available in the 2021-2022 school year (July 2021 – May 2022) to new and readmit students who meet merit and need-based qualifications. Subject to approval, use requirements, program level and availability of funds. Specific eligibility criteria applies. This grant cannot be used in combination with any other offer or award or group-specific tuition rate.