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High School Based Early College Experience
Through the high school based Early College Experience program, high school students can take college-level courses in their own high school or participate in courses on the NWACC campus.
To be eligible, students must reach the following criteria:
- Be enrolled in grades 9 -12
- Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Transfer or General Education courses
- Have an appropriate placement score on the ACT, SAT, COMPASS, or Accuplacer
- Have approval from high school Counselor
Students can obtain high school and college credit for courses within the following divisions:
- English Composition
- College Algebra, Finite Math, Trigonometry
- Public Speaking
- U.S. History
- Other courses upon request from high schools
Why Take College Courses
There are many advantages to getting a jump start on your college education while in high school - save time, gain experience, and much more.
Succeed in College Classes
College classes can be challenging, but we've provided tips that will help you prepare and succeed.
Cost, Payment & Transfer Credits
Questions about tuition and college credits as a high school student answered here.
Information for Parents
Enroll your high school student with confidence. Find answers to many of your questions here.