Internal Starbucks announces plan to pay for employees to go to college The company is offering full tuition coverage to more than 140,000 full-time and part-time employees, but only through Arizona State University’s online degree program. By Matt WilsonApril 7, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.