How Global Online Works

Learn 100% online anywhere, anytime.

Online learning through California University of Pennsylvania offers many distinctive advantages for today's students who need and want:

  • Flexibility to fit in classes with professional and personal commitments.
  • The opportunity to study for a degree anytime, anywhere.
  • An affordable college education: Global Online students do not pay fees for on-campus Cal U services and, in many cases, are eligible for a reduced, competitive, out-of-state tuition rate.

Cal U gives you the opportunity to start - and finish - your associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, certificate or certification 100% online. 

How Does Global Online Learning Work? 

Expect quality. Cal U, founded in 1852, is respected and nationally ranked as a top University.

  • Global Online students get the same quality education experienced by generations of on-campus Cal U You'll get your top Cal U education via your desktop or laptop.

Enjoy convenience. Most Global Online students do not need to travel to campus.

Learn fully.  Choose from more than 75 undergraduate and graduate programs for a top degree program that meets your needs.

  • Complete your program of study with the same cohort or group of students so you'll learn with your classmates and form a network of professional peers.
  • Get course content in easy-to-use ways that let you interact fully with professors and classmates.

Global Online Tuition & Fees

Global Online offers affordable and competitive tuition and fees. Cal U is recognized by leading publications and websites for providing quality and affordable online undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs. Try our online calculator to get an estimate of your tuition and fees as a Global Online student.

Online Learning Requirements

In order to make the most of your online learning experience, you will need to fulfill several technical requirements, starting with high-speed Internet access and an up-to-date computer.  Check out more details and try a system check to see if you're ready.