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California School of Education at Alliant International

City Year is proud to partner with the California School of Education, a school committed to the preparation of educators and leaders, offering tuition reductions and application fee waivers.

The California School of Education (CSOE) offers a variety of online degrees, certificates, and credentials in education that prepare students for positions in teaching, counseling, leadership, advocacy, administration, management, and community work.

The California School of Education at Alliant International University offers City Year staff, alumni, and AmeriCorps members

20% Tuition Reduction

  • City Year AmeriCorps members, alumni, and staff members who are newly admitted and enrolled in a qualifying credential or graduate program may receive a 20% tuition reduction.
  • Members must adhere to their master plan of study and be continuously enrolled to remain eligible for the tuition reduction.
  • Tuition is subject to increase at any time; the 20% reduction applies to the prevailing rate.

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • A one-year deferral for students admitted to the program who decide to serve with City Year before starting with Alliant.

Why City Year loves the California School of Education

The California School of Education is committed to preparing students to make a lasting difference in communities through teaching, counseling, leadership, advocacy, administration, management, and community work. Multiculturalism is interwoven throughout the online curriculum and rooted in the culture, providing an educational experience rich with diversity and inclusion. Alliant International University is where purpose-driven students pursue advanced degrees under recognized leaders in their fields.

To apply

Visit this partnership page to learn more about applying to Alliant International University.

To access the application fee waiver and tuition discount

City Year AmeriCorps members who successfully completed one term of service and current staff members employed for at least two years are eligible for the application fee waiver, deferral, and consideration for the scholarship.

To get the application fee waived, please email Do not apply yourself, as this requires credit card payment of the application fee.

To be considered for tuition savings, request a preferred pricing application by emailing your admissions counselor. Complete the application with your information before sending it to to verify your service under the partner organization section. A completed preferred pricing application must be submitted at least one week prior to the start of class.

Please note that all admissions and tuition savings decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alumni, and staff interested in these tuition savings 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.

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