15 Companies that Pay for College

Varvara February 02 2022

Paying your college tuition yourself is not an easy job at all. You have to have some tangible assets if you are thinking about affording your stay at college on your own.

This is the very reason why competition for scholarships and the recipients of student loans are increasing every single year. But you know there are companies out there that pay for the college tuition of their eligible employees. Here's a list of the top 15 such companies.

PUBLIX

Among all the famous supermarket chains working in the United States, no one can beat PUBLIX in employee diversity. That's why the supermarket chain also pays special attention to the educational background of its employees. This means offering an amount of 3200 USD to the eligible college students enrolled in a four-year degree program.

WELLS FARGO

Well, well well, a banking giant itself is working to better its employee's educational backgrounds. Such a fantastic combo it is. For employees eligible for the company's financial support, specific rules and regulations must mark checked before applying. The amount ranges somewhere between $1,000 to $3,000, which is also awarded to the children of their employees.

UPS

We don't think that UPS needs any introduction globally. It still is one of the most widely used and trusted cargo shipment parcels around the globe. Being founded in the US all those years back, UPS offers special reimbursements to employees who dream of continuing their four years in college. The tuition assistance amount is up to $5250, with a lifetime limit of $25,000 per year.

STARBUCKS

Guys, Starbucks is not helping the students rise and shine for their college days through excellent coffee alone. The company is also quite concerned if any eligible employees need financial assistance to pay their dues for college. Being partnered up with ASU (Arizona State University), the eligible company employees can earn a bachelor's degree with full tuition coverage.

SMUCKERS

Who can say no to the super delicious Smucker's strawberry jam? Besides manufacturing and supplying such delightful food products to the whole United States, Smucker's has a fantastic financial support program for its employees that are willing to complete a four-year college degree. The company covers the complete tuition cost of company-approved college courses from specific institutes within the United States. The program is also available for children of the employees. 

COMCAST

Comcast cable communication has been growing exponentially in the United States as well. A company that has been working under the banner of Xfinity communication for quite some time is finally offering educational support to eligible employees. However, there's not much detail available on the company's official website regarding the scholarship plan and how a particular employee can be marked eligible.

BEST BUY

The company practically owns the supply of electronic goods in the United States. Best Buy has its stores chains distributed throughout the US, with some highly profitable stores working in the European region. Instead of offering a fixed amount of annual support to the employee, Best Buy offers discounts and special perks to eligible employees. The eligibility of the employee depends upon specific criteria specified by the company.

VERIZON

We don't believe there's a company out there that has gained this much popularity in the world of communication and broadcasting. Verizon is practically everywhere. The company is known for having a fixed share in broadcasting rights throughout the globe. The company pays special attention and perks to employees eligible for a full four-year-long college degree. The employee must check to mark specific regulations to attain this status.

BANK OF AMERICA

You might not believe in this, but yes, it is a fact. The Bank of America also offers tuition support to full-time college employees eligible to attain a bachelor's degree in a particular program. The tuition support program is also available for the children of employees. However, there are not many details available regarding the platform on the official site.

HOME DEPOT

When we talk about a retailer that has been known in the American household society for quite some time now, there's only one name that outshines others. Yes, we are talking about the Home Depot and its acting as the number one home improvement retailer in the United States from the initial years of its launch. The company also offers annual tuition support of 6000 USD to its eligible employees under the banner of college tuition.

DISNEY

A place where dreams are turned into reality. When Walt Disney first launched Disney as a company that would become the biggest animation studio a few decades later, he only had one vision in his mind. A place that materializes the concept that dreams do turn into reality. This is why Disney offers 100% tuition coverage for their eligible employees in Disney Aspire network schools.

WALMART

According to official survey reports, Walmart is an enormous corporation in the United States that hosts the youngest individuals working as employees. Considering that the company is already hosting such a massive number of youth, it also has a unique college financing program for eligible employees.

AT&T

For years now, AT&T has retained the status of being the world's largest telecommunication company. Its headquarter was established in Dallas, Texas, and it has some specialties on American soil. To repay something to society, the company has an extensive college tuition support program in action for their eligible employees. You can find the eligibility criteria on the official site.

MCDONALD’s

Like experts love to say, Mcdonald's has the world's most productive hamburger stand. Mcdonald's is one of the very few brands out there that have gained global popularity but still are working for the betterment of the American people. A clear example of that is their student support program which allows Mcdonald's employees to learn valuable educational skills through various company ties.

AMAZON

How can we practically miss out on Amazon from the list of companies that offer exceptional support programs to their employees looking to get a college degree or are already pursuing one? Amazon pays around 95% of the tuition fees for a college degree or in-demand diploma for eligible employees.