Disney has announced that California State University, Fullerton and Fullerton College have both joined the Disney Aspire program. Disney Aspire is Disney’s education investment and career development program that offers 100% paid tuition up front for hourly full-time and part-time employees and cast members. The program is offered across multiple schools, including the two just announced. Disney shared that in California alone, there are more than 29,500 employees eligible to enroll.
Since the program started, 2,600 employees have graduated. Currently, there are around 13,000 employees enrolled in school thanks to Disney Aspire. Of those who have graduated because of Disney Aspire, 13% have been promoted internally at Disney.
Fullerton College is the oldest community college in California. It is also a feeder school to California State University, Fullerton. Employees or cast members who want to enroll in school through the Disney Aspire program can do so at aspire.disney.com.