November 2019
uncover the facts

There are a number of ways students can prepare for college-level work while in high school. Learn about the five main programs that may be available to earn college credit in high school:

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Concurrent enrollment (College in the Schools, CIS)
  • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

Check with your school or district to learn which are offered in your student’s school.

What our colleges accept

While each of our colleges awards credit or advance placement to first-year students who have participated in dual-credit programs, their policies do differ. Find out which colleges accept what.