When cyclists race together, they create a ‘peloton’ or group that is able to defy headwinds.

Riders travel much faster as a team than alone. At PelotonU, we believe any student with the will and drive to graduate from college can earn a degree, regardless of geography or economics. When we support each other, we not only learn faster but also achieve much more than we ever could by ourselves. Here's the mission and values that guide our work.

about-texture-right
about-texture2
about-texture-left

EDUCATION FOR EVERYONE – Balance learning and life

The current college education system isn’t serving the students who need it most. That’s why PelotonU has redesigned a path to graduation specifically for working adults who benefit from flexible schedules in a supportive peer environment.

42 %
Of PelotonU students are parents
60 %
Have tried college before
72 %
Are the first in their family to go to college

Average 2-Year

$2,754
Tuition & Fees
10% Graduate on time
4.6 years to degree
N
N
N

SNHU through PelotonU

$5,500
Tuition & Fees
85% Graduate on time
3 years to degree
Personalized Coaching
Flexible Pace
Project-Based Learning

Average 4-Year

$8,458
Tuition & Fees
53% Graduate on time
5.5 Years to degree
N
N
N

MEET THE TEAM

An Austin native and graduate of Leadership Austin: Emerge 2015, Hudson earned a degree in Public Policy from Vanderbilt University

Read More

and earned a Certificate of Journalism through an online program at the University of Massachusetts. Before PelotonU he co-founded a political advocacy startup and lived in Guatemala to help launch a rural community development organization.

Read Less

Sarah, a co-founder of PelotonU, directs our college completion program and trains new partners. She graduated from Brown

Read More

University in 2007 and received her Master’s in Educational Administration in 2013. Sarah served for five years at KIPP: Austin Collegiate as a teacher and school leader. Prior to KIPP, she was a 2007 Rio Grande Valley corps member with Teach for America where she taught 9th World Geography and 10th World History.

Read Less

Born in Austin and raised in Dallas/Ft Worth, Navid graduated from The University of North Texas in 2009 and received his

Read More

 Masters from Teachers College - Columbia University in 2013. Prior to PelotonU, Navid worked in higher education and partnership development at Columbia University, Yale-NUS College in Singapore, and The New York Times. 

Read Less

 

Holly, a native Texan, graduated from Austin College and received her Master’s in Teaching from Marian University and her Master’s

Read More

in Language and Literacy from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is a Teach For America alumna and spent the last eight years teaching or coaching students and teachers in Pre-K through college. Before PelotonU, Holly lead the curriculum and instruction efforts for a Texas high school charter district.

Read Less

Sara is from the small Texas town of Caddo Mills and attended Texas A&M where she studied Marketing. Since college, Sara has

Read More

worked in under-served communities as a teacher, college counselor, and persistence counselor in the Rio Grande Valley, Houston, and Austin. Before PelotonU, Sara served as the Dean of College Counseling at Austin Achieve Public Schools where she designed a college acceptance and persistence plan for their first graduating class.

Read Less

Avianne is a Washington D.C. native and Austin resident since 2013. She graduated from The University of Maryland and

Read More

received her Master's in Educational Psychology from UT: Austin. A former American Psychological Association fellow and current board certified career coach, Avianne has served Austin's higher education community as an instructor, mentor, counselor, and advisor at Austin Community College, UT Austin and Huston-Tillotson University.

Read Less

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Erika fled the cold and arrived in sunny San Antonio to serve with

Read More

AmeriCorps. As a City Year Corps Member, she helped students at-risk of dropping out of high school get back on track to graduate. She eventually made her way to Austin where she worked as a College Readiness Advocate at a local high school for two years, helping students navigate the complex college application and admissions processes.

Read Less

Born in Austin, Ashley is a first generation college graduate with degrees from Huston-Tillotson University and St. Edward’s 

Read More

University. She spent over a decade working in higher ed, helping students reach their academic goals. Most recently, she was a college English professor.

Read Less

An Austin native and recent SNHU grad through PelotonU. Briana coordinates local recruitment efforts and supports the 

Read More

admissions process by coaching students through enrollment. She has a background in building culture with community-based organizations and knows the scoop on the latest coffee shop in town.

Read Less

We also have seven fantastic board members. Meet PelotonU's board.

OUR PARTNERS