CityU and Amazon

Promoting You: The CityU Pledge

As an Amazon associate, you’re eligible for pre-paid annual tuition assistance at City University of Seattle through Amazon’s Career Choice program. This program will cover up to 40 credits per year for almost any undergraduate degree or certificate program at CityU.*

City University of Seattle has a history of serving Amazon employees. As part of that tradition, CityU is offering you a personalized pathway to a debt free education. We know that you have busy lives and many responsibilities, so we want to promote your success and to make the process of achieving your academic goals as simple as possible. We have over 20 different approved Amazon Career Choice programs available so that we can meet your career goals. Our flexible programs are offered on-campus, online, or in a hybrid mix for your convenience. Fill out the Request for Information on the right to begin planning your future today.


Click here to read more about how Amazon worker and CityU student Marvin Gold balances his career and education.

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4 Simple Steps to Get Started Today!

Fill out the Request For Information on the right of this page to let us know which program you’re interested in

Meet with your Enrollment Advisor to set up a personalized degree plan to meet your goals

Apply online at for Amazon approval

Once approved in the Career Choice system, confirm with your Enrollment Advisor

Which programs can I take?

CityU has over 20 approved programs for Amazon Career Choice students so that you can find the right path for you.

School of Education and Leadership

Why CityU?

Since 1973, City University of Seattle has been relentlessly reimagining higher education in the Pacific Northwest and around the world. As an accredited, private, nonprofit university, our mission is to provide career-relevant education to busy professionals who want to advance their careers and compete in the global marketplace.

CityU is among the top-rated universities for adult learners, offering a variety of degree and certificate programs to meet your individual needs. Headquartered in downtown Seattle, just minutes from Amazon HQ1, CityU also has locations throughout western Washington and globally in Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. Whether students study on-site or online, they learn from practitioner-faculty and connect with a global alumni network.

CityU is here to help you succeed in your goals. We are big enough to partner with top companies, but small enough to offer personalized service. From the day they enroll, students have a team of support committed to helping them finish their degree and achieve their goals.

4 Convenient Start Dates

Register now for one of our 4 convenient start dates – January, April, July, or October. We also accept up to 135 transfer credits to help you get your degree even faster!

Top 10 Educator

CityU is recognized as a Top Ten Educator of adults nationwide1

Personalized Support

Throughout your time at CityU, you’ll have a personal Academic Advisor helping you to meet your academic and career goals and to provide you with the support services you need.

Amazon Career Choice

Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. We meet individual learners where they are on their education journey through a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including full college tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to in-demand jobs, and foundational skills such as English language proficiency, high school diplomas, and GEDs.

The educators in the Amazon Career Choice partner network deliver on Amazon’s commitment to provide hourly employees with best-in-class support in their path to career success at Amazon or elsewhere. Together, we are committed to providing excellent education, job placement resources, and continuous improvements to the student experience.

Not Qualified for Career Choice?

If you’re an Amazon employee who does not qualify for Career Choice, CityU is still dedicated to promoting your success. CityU and Amazon have partnered to provide you with a special tuition discount. Click here to learn more.

*If you are looking to continue beyond the 40 credits per year, CityU will help you seek scholarships, grants, and other tuition reductions to help you find a pathway to a debt free education.

How is the CityU Experience Different?


20+ Programs

Choose from over 20 undergraduate and certificate programs approved for Amazon Career Chocie

Career Center

Get the support you need to take your career to the next level. Contact our Career Center

Course Resources

Need to find textbooks for your courses? Here's how!

Amazon Career Choice Job Board
Counseling Center

From stress and depression to grief and loss, get confidential support from our counseling staff.

Library Services

Visit our library online or in person to get the resources you need to succeed in your classes.