Earn your bachelor’s degree for free
Eligible students across the country who have earned an associate degree or have transferable credit from a previous school can now complete their bachelor's degree for free!Get started
As a complement to the Union Plus Free College program, union members and their families can complete their Bachelor’s Degree online for free.
How does the Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program work?
Union Plus can help you continue your education journey. Students who want to complete their first bachelor’s degree can now do so with no out-of-pocket cost.
Students who are just getting started in higher education can begin with the Free College program at Eastern Gateway Community College and then, transfer into the Bachelor’s Degree Completion through Free College.
No Cost to You
Union Plus Free College program is a last-dollar scholarship, which allows students to complete their degree (through graduation) with no out-of-pocket cost for tuition, fees or e-books.
You may enroll full- or part-time. Continuous enrollment from semester to semester is required.
Students must apply for federal financial aid and use any grants to pay the tuition. They must also use any employer-sponsored tuition assistance.
Bachelor’s Degrees Offered
Our partner schools include Paul Quinn College, in Dallas, TX and Central State University, in Wilberforce, OH. The following programs are available with the Free College program.
- Business Administration
- Business Management & Leadership
- Criminal Justice
- Early Childhood Education
- Education Intervention Specialist
- Education Studies • Entrepreneurship
- Fundraising and Philanthropy
- Health and Wellness (coming Summer 2022)
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Legal Studies
- Liberal Arts-General
- Math (coming Summer 2022)
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- All courses are conducted online
- Students can take one or more courses
- Courses are offered in both 16- and 8-week formats
- Our partners accept as many previous credits as possible
Your questions, answered.
Look what people are saying
Union Plus allowed me to finish my bachelor’s degree in business for free, this was the breakthrough I finally needed.
Janet W. CSEA Member
Another awesome savings offered by Union Plus, thank you for recognizing us union workers! Appreciate all the support.
Jason Union Member
Without these grant opportunities, I wouldn't be able to attend college. It also sets a great example for my two sons, who see their father working hard to complete these degree programs.
Matt C. CSEA Member
Ready to get started?
You may be eligible to complete your bachelor’s degree for free! Click the button below to enroll in the Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program.Get started
More helpful benefits
The Union Plus Free College Benefit can help you and your family members afford a college education.
Union Plus Scholarships help union families with the cost of college.
A personal loan gives you fast and convenient access to the money you need now.
*All final decisions regarding the transferability of credits are made by CSU.