Pathway to a Lower-Cost Bachelor’s Degree

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Colorado State University-Global Campus launches SuccessReady®, a new innovation to help students with little to no college experience earn their bachelor’s degree more affordably.

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Students who follow their SuccessReady degree plans can earn their bachelor’s degrees from CSU-Global in less time and for as little as $15,000.

As a leader in higher education for adult learners, Colorado State University-Global Campus ( is pleased to announce the launch of SuccessReady®—an innovative pathway to degree completion that gives motivated students with fewer than 12 collegiate credits the opportunity to more quickly and cost-effectively earn their bachelor’s degree.

“We are highly attuned to the needs of adult learners and their constraints when it comes to time and money,” said Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker, Colorado State University-Global Campus President. “We recognize that students don’t always follow a traditional model for degree completion, and we want to provide options for them to successfully attain their bachelor’s degree. SuccessReady offers a tailored, supported educational experience so working adults with little to no previous college credits can realize that their goal of a degree is within reach.”

SuccessReady is a program that provides student support and resources to incorporate alternative credit options with the university’s 100 percent online courses. This allows students to establish an individual degree map to graduation. The introductory course teaches students how to identify their personal learning style and provides techniques for successful independent learning. SuccessReady also includes access to a specialized advisor and a support center to help guide students on their educational pathway. Students who follow their SuccessReady degree plans can earn their bachelor’s degrees from CSU-Global in less time and for as little as $15,000.

“Our commitment to student success starts by providing our students with the educational opportunities that work for them,” said Dr. Jon Bellum, Colorado State University-Global Campus Provost and Senior Vice President. “The primary objective of SuccessReady is to help students successfully complete their bachelor’s degree as efficiently as possible. By providing the right tools, CSU-Global will help students gain the benefits of earning their degree as well as the knowledge and skills to be successful throughout their careers.”

Visit to learn more or call 1-800-920-6723 to speak with an Enrollment Counselor today. Classes start every four weeks and the university’s Tuition Guarantee locks in a student’s low tuition rate from the very first class until graduation.

About Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) was created by the Colorado State University System Board of Governors in 2007 as the first 100 percent online state university in the United States. CSU-Global is focused on facilitating adult success in a global marketplace through career-relevant education including bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs. Embracing the land grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty trained in working with adults in an online learning environment, and through its dedication to student retention, graduation and workplace success. Visit or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information.


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