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A degree program for today's adult

We help you balance jobs, family, and college, all while driving your career forward.

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A traditional college degree.
An innovative approach.
Custom-built for Metro Detroit.

We believe Detroit adults deserve a degree program that works for them.
Degree Forward is a non-profit that partners with Southern New Hampshire University to help you earn a degree at your own pace while saving money.

How it works

What we offer

Accelerated & flexible

SNHU's online curriculum is self paced and project-based - work anytime, anywhere and advance as fast as you work.

Affordable degrees

Highly competitive tuition rates, even before financial aid is applied. Earn your degree with little to no debt.

Personalized coaching

Our dedicated coaches support you every step of the way, providing both academic support and personalized career guidance.

Transferable credits

Started college but didn't finish? Bring your credits with you and save time towards graduation.

No tests, finals, or lectures

Complete projects based on real-life assignments designed to teach useful professional skills.

Free study space

Chat with advisors, work on assignments, and meet your peers at a central in-person open study location.

How we compare

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For-Profit Online University

Dedicated career coaching

Free coworking space

Project-based curriculum

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Transparent and affordable tuition

  • $2,332 / term for unlimited credits,
    before financial aid
  • $168 / term with max Pell grant eligibility
  • No books, no extra fees, no surprises

College that fits your life

Degree Forward is designed to have your back through everything else you have going on. Go to school full time while keeping your job and balancing responsibilities. Our wraparound supports help with child care, transportation, laptops and more.

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Application deadline: December 10th
Next term begins: December 20th

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