Chipotle, Starbucks, Verizon, and Walmart are among several companies that offer tuition reimbursement to its employees–sometimes up to $8,000.
In most cases, you must be employed full-time for a certain length of time to qualify. In addition, you often must maintain a minimum grade-point average and take a required course load.
According to CNBC, here is a short list of employers who offer some of the best financial assistance for higher education.
Starbucks: covers the full cost of an online bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University.
Verizon: up to $8,000 per year for job-related courses
AT&T: up to $8,000 per year, with a lifetime cap of $25,000 for undergraduate and $30,000 for graduate
Disney: up to $700 per college credit, full cost of books covered, and up to $100 per course for additional materials
Wells Fargo: up to $5,000 per year
Bank of America: up to $5,250 per year for job-related courses
Best Buy: up to $3,500 per year for undergraduate courses, up to $5,250 per year graduate courses
Chipotle: up to $5,250 per year, no cap on how many years
Wal-Mart or Sam’s Club: up to 15% tuition for studying at an American Public University
Smucker: “up to 100% reimbursement of tuition costs for company-approved college courses.”