Starbucks College Achievement Plan

Creating your path


Future leaders start here

We’re committed to the success of our partners (employees). Every benefits-eligible U.S. partner working part- or full-time receives 100% tuition coverage for a first-time bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online program. Choose from over 80 diverse undergraduate degree programs, and have our support every step of the way.
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Are you a current partner?

Take the next step toward your Arizona State University bachelor's degree with the Starbucks College Achievement Plan.


1. Become a partner
Apply to Starbucks and join our team.
2. Enroll at ASU
Apply to Arizona State University’s online programs and complete a FAFSA? (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
3. Focus on learning
Register for classes and focus on your degree program.
4. 100% tuition coverage
After scholarships and financial aid, any out-of-pocket tuition costs you have paid are reimbursed directly into your paycheck at the end of the semester.*
*Reimbursement does not include books and equipment, special class fees and personal expenses.
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Honoring our Servicemembers

To show our gratitude to our veteran partners for their service, they can extend an additional Starbucks College Achievement Plan benefit to a qualifying family member of their choice. The participating family member will receive all of the same benefits as our partners in the program, with access to over 80 different degree programs.
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Pathway to Admission

Pathway to Admission is an expansion of our Starbucks College Achievement Plan benefit. Through this program, Starbucks and Arizona State University provide an admissions pathway for?benefits-eligible partners (employees) who do not initially qualify for academic enrollment. Through Pathway to Admission, eligible partners (employees) can take up to 10 college-level courses to earn their admission into the university, with credit conversion costs fully covered.



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All partners and applicants will be treated fairly, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law.