Career Catalyst Scholarship offers up to $20,000 per qualified student
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., January 13, 2014 - Looking to make a commitment to a New Year’s resolution about going back to school? DeVry University today announced a scholarship to help make that resolution for a college education more affordable. Beginning today, $11.5 million will be available through the university’s Career Catalyst Scholarship to qualifying new students who enroll for the March 2014 session by Feb 28. The scholarship can be worth up to $20,000 per student, depending on eligibility and the degree program.1
“DeVry University’s history is rooted in making high-quality, career-oriented education attainable for students looking to launch or advance their careers,” said David J. Pauldine, president of DeVry University. “We understand that affordability impacts attainability, which is why this scholarship provides progressive financial support designed to help students both begin and complete their degree programs.”
Students who qualify for DeVry University’s Career Catalyst Scholarship are eligible to receive scholarship awards over a period of three years. For full details, visit DeVry.edu.
The Value of a DeVry University Education
In May 2013, the PayScale, Inc. annual College Return on Investment (ROI) Report underscored the value of a DeVry University degree; three campuses were included among the top 100 of 1,060 schools evaluated in the report.2 Overall, 11 DeVry University campuses ranked in the PayScale ROI Report: North Brunswick, N.J. (74); Westminster, Colo. (75); Columbus, Ohio (79); Chicago (114); Pomona, Calif. (125); Federal Way, Wash. (132); Irving, Texas (141); Phoenix (170); Kansas City, Mo. (311); Miramar, Fla. (492) and Decatur, Ga. (544).
DeVry University helps prepare students to advance in their chosen careers: In 2012, 90 percent of DeVry University associate and bachelor’s degree graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation.3
About DeVry University
Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector universities in North America. The university’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. With more than 90 locations, DeVry University delivers practitioner-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online that meet the needs of a diverse and geographically dispersed student population. Home to five colleges of study, including Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology, DeVry University’s outstanding faculty members work in the fields that they teach, providing students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth careers.
DeVry University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org. DeVry University, a part of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Downers Grove, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, find us on Twitter @DeVryUniv, Facebook /DEVRYUNIVERSITY or visit newsroom.devry.edu.
1DeVry will have a total of $11.5 million available university-wide over the next three years for new students who meet merit-based qualifications, subject to approval, program level, and availability of funds. For full details, visit devry.edu.
2For information on the methodology of the PayScale 2013 College ROI Rankings report, visit http://www.payscale.com/data-packages/college-roi-2013/methodology.
3Figure based on 2012 associate and bachelor’s degree graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include master’s degree graduates or graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry.
Susie White, 312.861.5219