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We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working since 2008 to offer free and open online courses to all who want to learn. We offer nearly 100 full-length courses at the college and professional levels, each of which is available right now — at your pace, on your schedule, and free of cost. Whether you looking for career advancement, degree completion, professional development, or more casual learning, we have something just for you. At Saylor Academy, you can earn modern, digital certificates of completion to use individually or toward one of our diploma programs; earn tuition-free college credit through our network of partner schools; or even start a low-cost, convenient degree program. ... Show more
TypePrivate
Founded1999
HQWashington, US
Websitesaylor.org

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)33

Key People/Management at Saylor Academy

Jacqueline Arnold

Jacqueline Arnold

Manager of Strategic Communications and Relationships
John Azinheira

John Azinheira

Director of Technology
Mike Bedont

Mike Bedont

Video Production Coordinator
Denise Borsuk

Denise Borsuk

Education Project Coordinator
Sean Connor

Sean Connor

Director of Student Affairs
Jeffery Davidson

Jeffery Davidson

Executive Director
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Saylor Academy Office Locations

Saylor Academy has an office in Washington
Washington, US (HQ)
1875 Connecticut Ave NW
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1999
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Saylor Academy Online and Social Media Presence

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Saylor Academy Blogs

Recognizing Learning Wherever it Happens: An Interview with Dr. Peter Smith

In January, I had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Smith, Ed.D., Orkand Chair and Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC).  We discussed his new book, Free Range Learning in the Digital Age: The Emerging Revolution in College, C…

How to Study Online Courses

Going back to school can be a daunting task, especially when you’re doing it online. At a physical school you will have a set time to go to class, teachers to guide you, and peers to work with. In contrast, with online courses there is no set structure. But this is where our guide comes [...] Read M…

5 Tips for Adult Students Picking a College Major 

Picking a major to study is a daunting task for any college student, and even more so if you are going to or returning to college as an adult. Fortunately, you have the benefit of work experience and a higher education environment that’s ready to embrace adult learners as the “new traditional” stude…

Scholarship Opportunities for Women Adult Learners

It is no secret that we at Saylor Academy are passionate about educational access and college affordability. With nearly 100 full length college courses (33 of which transfer to college credit), Saylor is a great option for any learner looking to START, STUDY and SAVE on a college degree today. Howe…

What Does “Start, Study, Save!” Mean For You

If you are reading this blog you might know that Saylor Academy believes education should be accessible and affordable to everyone. We make this a reality by providing all our online courses for free. Furthermore, over 30 of those courses are eligible for college credit. Saylor Academy is a non-prof…

Saylor Academy Attends the 2018 National HBCU Week Conference

In September, Saylor Academy had the pleasure of attending the 2018 National HBCU Week Conference. This year’s theme and focus was HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities. For three days, administrators, faculty and students alike from various Historically Bla…
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Saylor Academy Company Life and Culture

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Saylor Academy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Saylor Academy founded?

    Saylor Academy was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Saylor Academy key executives?

    Saylor Academy's key executives are Jacqueline Arnold, John Azinheira and Mike Bedont.

  • How many employees does Saylor Academy have?

    Saylor Academy has 33 employees.

  • Who are Saylor Academy competitors?

    Competitors of Saylor Academy include TED-Ed, Open Education Consortium and OpenStax.

  • Where is Saylor Academy headquarters?

    Saylor Academy headquarters is located at 1875 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington.

  • Where are Saylor Academy offices?

    Saylor Academy has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does Saylor Academy have?

    Saylor Academy has 1 office.