Chipotle expand tuition program to include full coverage of select programs

Chipotle is adding new education benefits to its employees.

  • The Mexican fast casual chain that it will introduce a program that will cover 100% of tuition for 75 different styles of business and technology degrees for eligible workers.
  • After 120 days employees, will become eligible to take classes through nonprofit, accredited institutions, including The University of Arizona, Bellevue University, Brandman University, Southern New Hampshire University and Wilmington University.
  • The benefit is done through a Chipotle partnership with Guild Education.
  • The program is an addition to the company’s existing tuition reimbursement program that reimbursed employees up to $5,250 a year for tuition at a school of their choice.
  • The new program will include Chipotle paying the costs upfront.
  • In addition Chipotle also offers eligible employees a chance to earn an extra month’s pay each year for meeting “certain criteria.”
  • Other perks include health care, fitness discounts, free English language and GED classes.
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