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    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    Drexel University Online officially announces a partnership with the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, which will provide an opportunity for Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA members to earn a degree online at a significant tuition savings.

    Under this agreement, further detailed on Drexel University Online’s website, members of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA will be eligible for a 10-40% tuition savings on Drexel’s online programs, with no application fee. These tuition savings coincide with all tuition reimbursements, loans and grants. A deferred tuition payment plan through Drexel may also be available.

    “We are very excited to collaborate on this partnership between the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA and Drexel University,” said Jennifer Balentine, the benefits manager for the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA. “Being an alumna myself and having earned my Master’s Degree from the online program, I can attest that the teaching and tools offered by Drexel are an opportunity for personal and professional growth one should not miss. We hope that this partnership will be another way for us to demonstrate to our staff how we wish to invest in their future”

    The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Throughout the Delaware Valley, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA serves more than 200,000 individuals a year – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in 20 YMCA locations throughout Berks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia and Pike counties and the Poconos, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. For more information, visit philaymca.org

    Drexel University specializes in innovative, Internet-based education programs for working professionals, organizations and corporations, enrolling more than 7,000 unique online students from all 50 states and more than 30 countries. Having offered online degrees since 1996, Drexel is known as a leader in technology-enhanced education and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.  

    Contact partnership liaison Cynthia Carter with questions at 215-571-3291 or cac473@drexel.edu



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