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College in High School

Comparison of College Programs for Students Still in High School

Required Class Standing

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High school junior or senior attending a college class in your high school High school junior or senior High school student registered and attending a high school class with a Tech Prep agreement

Location

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High school campus College campus, community sites, and/or online High school campus

Types of College Classes Offered

Note: To confirm which courses will transfer, always contact the two- or four-year college where you plan to transfer.

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Academic transfer classes Academic transfer classes and career and technical education classes Career and technical education classes

Grades on College Transcript

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Grade is earned at the completion of course and posted on your college transcript. Grade is earned at the completion of course and posted on your college transcript. You must complete high school Tech Prep class with B or higher as the final grade, which is then posted on your college transcript.

Course Length

College in the High School Running Start Tech Prep
Length of high school class (trimester, semester, Sept. to June) One college quarter, 11 weeks Length of high school Tech Prep class – either a high school semester or an academic year

Cost

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  • High school student application fee – $30
  • Reduced tuition – $150 per five college credit course
  • Admission fee – $30
  • Quarterly class fees – $160+
  • Textbooks per class/per quarter – $150+
None

Assessment Test and Placement at College Level

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Some classes require assessment testing and college placement. College placement is necessary to participate. Assessment test and/or college placement is not required to participate and earn college credits; however, college program prerequisites must be met for you to be awarded a college certificate.

Application Deadlines and Registration Procedures

College in the High School Running Start Tech Prep
Registration deadlines are established in conjunction with the high school teacher and the college, usually by the end of the second week of classes. See application deadlines and registration procedures at www.edcc.edu/runningstart. Registration deadlines apply.