Early/Dual Enrollment Opportunities - Current Partnerships

  • Eary Enrollment Opportunity
    Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (TSCT) Early Enrollment:
    This program allows senior high school students to attend Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology as a full-time freshman during their high school senior year.  
     
     
    Eligibility
    Items #1-4 MUST be submitted before taking the entrance exam
    1. Complete the online application between October and January of Junior Year
    2. Complete the application essay- www.stevenscollege.edu/applicationessay
    3. Submit a fee waiver
    4. Submit official high school transcript (At least 2.5 GPA ~ some majors may require higher)
    5. Submit SAT scores (optional) - Reading & Writing (480) & Math (530)
    6. Participate in the on-campus entrance exam when notified by TSCT Admissions Office
    7. Schedule an on-campus interview
    8. Take a campus tour (optional but highly recommended)
    Tuition Costs (subject to change)
    • $4,200, which is half amount of tuition.
    • Meal plan is optional
    • This does not include textbooks or tools.  Textbooks and tools are an additional cost and are required the first day of class. 
    • Early enrollment students can complete the FAFSA and apply for Federal Aid.  For a student who qualifies for the Pell Grant, the Stevens Grant is available.  The Stevens Grant is an opportunity for students to obtain an 
    • If the student does not qualify for the Pell Grant, the Stafford Loan is available. 
    Other Information
    • Students earn both college and high school credits.  
    • An early enroller does not have to go to their home high school during the school day.  
    • You may still attend home high school events like homecoming, prom, athletic events, etc. 
    Resources/Contacts
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    Dual Enrollment Opportunities
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    About Dual Enrollment
    This program provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to take college courses at local educational institutes.  
     
    Dual Enrollment Courses:
    • Must be non-remedial college courses.
    • Must be offered in a core academic subject in one of the following areas of study: English, reading or language arts, mathematics, science, foreign language, civics and government, economics, arts, or history. 
    • To check to see if your dual enrollments courses will transfer please click here.
    Eligibility
    • Must be a junior or senior to participate.
    • Must be making satisfactory progress toward fulfilling applicable high school graduation requirements.
    Dual Enrollment Cost
    Guardians/students are responsible for paying ALL costs associated with the course of study. Most colleges offer discounted tuition.   
     
    Dual Enrollment Credits
    • Students receive college credits on an official transcript from the post-secondary institution. 
    • Students have the option of receiving high school credit for each course as well.  If the student chooses to have the class(es) appear on their transcript, each will have a credit value 1.0 and a weight based on the GPA/Class Rank chart on district webpage.
    • Dual enrollment course must be completed with a minimum grade of 2.0(C). 
    • Students are limited to six college credits a semester and/or a total of twelve credits throughout his or her high school career. 
    • Course work may be completed in the following disciplines: English, reading, language arts, mathematics, science, foreign languages, civics and government, economics, arts history, and geography.
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    Eastern Mennonite University
    EMU at Lancaster provides qualified high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in credit course offerings. Dual enrollment students will receive a reduced rate for selected online courses. 
     

    Eligibility

    1. The student must complete a registration form. No application fee is required. All course placements are subject to seat availability. If a course is full you will be placed on a waiting list.
    2. 3.0 GPA minimum
    3. The student’s high school guidance counselor must complete the Student Academic Eligibility Form. This form affirms that the student has demonstrated the intellectual ability and maturity to engage with and successfully complete a college level course.
    4. When the student’s Student Academic Eligibility Form and registration form have been completed and submitted by the semester registration deadline, the high school student will be placed in an open section of a class. Students wishing to take more than one course are asked to wait until the drop/add period before enrolling in additional courses and will need to use our existing drop/add process
    Tuition Costs (subject to change)
    • $134.00 per credit or $402 per 3-credit course
    • $37.50 tech fee per term (Fall, Spring, or Summer) is required
    • All costs, including textbooks, are assumed by the student
    Online Early Enrollment Course List 
     

    Conestoga Valley High School Course Substitutes

    • See your counselor for information if you plan on attending Eastern Mennonite University
    Resources/Contacts
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    Franklin and Marshall College
    Franklin & Marshall provides opportunities for Lancaster area high school seniors to enrich their educational experience by taking a maximum of two college level courses without tuition.  Students are limited to one course per semester.  
     
    Eligibility
    1. Complete the application.
    2. Official high school transcript.  If you are a home-educated student, submit an official evaluation.
    3. SAT or ACT scores, if applicable.
    4. The deadline by which a student must submit a completed application for the Fall 2018 semester is Friday, June 15.  
    Course Offerings
    1. Introductory level classes appropriate for high school seniors, as well as course descriptions.  
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    Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC Lancaster Campus)
    High school juniors and seniors must qualify academically and be recommended by a high school counselor or principal. To learn more and get started, contact your high school counselor or a HACC Admissions Counselor at your nearest HACC campus.
     
    Eligibility
    1. Complete Application
    2. Official high school transcript.  If you are a home-educated student, submit an official evaluation.
    3. SAT or ACT scores, if applicable.
    4. Cost is $125.00 per credit (3 credit course is $375.00 including tuition and fees) (subject to change)
    Program Selection
    1. Depending on which dual enrollment option you select, you can earn college credit at your high school, at a HACC campus or online.
      • College in the High School (CHS)
        • Take college classes at your high school ($75.00 per credit/$225.00 per course)
      • Dual Enrollment
        • Take college classes at a HACC campus or online
      • Project PAS
        • Take a class offered in conjunction with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
      • SOAR Programs of Study
        • Earn articulated credits through your high school or Career and Technical Center

    Conestoga Valley High School Course Substitutes

    • CHEM 101: General Inorganic Chemistry I/Lab (Replaces 3340AP AP Chemistry for 1 credit)
    • CHEM 102: General Inorganic Chemistry II and Qualitative Analysis/Lab (Replaces 3340AP AP Chemistry for 1 credit)
    • CHS/Virtual Western Civilization II (Replaces 2031 Traditional World History for 1 credit)
    • Government & Politics 201 (Replaces 2041 Traditional U.S Gov. & Econ for 1 credit)
    • MAT 121: Calculus 1 (Replaces 4040AP AP Calculus AB for 1 credit)
    • MAT 122: Calculus 2 (Replaces 4050AP AP Calculus BC for 1 credit)
    • MAT 202: Introduction to Statistics (Replaces 4840 Statistics for 1 credit)
    Resources/Contacts
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    Lancaster Bible College
    Lancaster Bible College offers juniors or seniors in high school one tuition-free course each fall and spring semester. Students can begin earning up to 12 college credits before you graduate from high school.
     
    Eligibility
    1. Complete application to begin acceptance process into "JumpStart" program.
    2. Submit official high school transcript with minimum 2.0 GPA.
    3. Write an autobiography (500 words) about their intentions of joining "JumpStart" at LBC
    4. Students are required to complete and submit scores for the PSAT, SAT, or ACT. To be considered for admissions, a student’s score should fit the following criteria:
      • PSAT score at or above a 1000 on the Math and Critical Reading sections combined with a score no less than 450 on either section.
      • SAT score at or above a 1100 on the Math and Critical Reading sections combined with a score no less than 490 on either section.
      • ACT score at or above a 21 composite with a score of no less than 19 on the Math or Reading sections.
    5. Once accepted, students will need to register for classes here
      • Available Classes begin on page 3 of the registration booklet
    Tuition Costs (subject to change)
    • Tuition is free for one course per semester
    • One-time Application Fee: $25.00 (waived for the month of November)
    • Student Service Fee: $35.00 per credit ($105.00 per course)
    • All costs, including textbooks, are assumed by the student
    Important Dates:
    Fall 2020
        • November 9 - Application Open and Class Offerings Posted
        • November 13 - Registration begins for returning JumpStart students at 8 am.
        • November 10 - Registration begins for new JumpStart students at 8 am.
        • December 21 - Last day to accept applications.
        • January 4, 2021 - (Registration is closed.): Last day to register for classes. Must register by 4 pm.
        • January 7 - Orientation from 9:30-11:30am

    Conestoga Valley High School Course Substitutes

    • HIS 204: The Modern World: WWI to the Present (Replaces 2031 Traditional World History for 1 credit)
    • POL 202: Intro. to American Gov. (Replaces 2041 Traditional U.S. Gov. & Econ. for 1 credit)
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    Millersville University
    Millersville University offers a special early entry program for high school students who wish to enroll part-time into a Millersville University course as they complete their junior or senior year in high school. High school students receive a 50% reduction in tuition based on space availability. Students are guaranteed at least one course per semester.  
     
    Millersville has decided to accept unofficial AP score reports only for the purpose of dual enrollment placement. If your students have requested a course which requires a pre-req that can be fulfilled with AP scores, please let them know they can send a PDF or screen shot of their score report to John Sicotte (john.sicotte@millersville.edu) in the Registrar’s office. Please note that these will be used only for dual enrollment placement, and if the student decides to enroll at Millersville after they graduate from high school, in order to give them credit for their AP courses, we would then require an official score report from College Board to admissions.
     
    Eligibility
    1. Submit electronic application for Dual Enrollment
    2. Applications for dual enrollment courses should be submitted to Millersville by early November to ensure greatest consideration for placement.
    3. Select courses from approved course list.
    4. Approximately a 3.0-3.5 GPA
    5. 21 ACT and/or 1000 SAT score (reading/math)
    6. Your final grades to be released to you or your high school. Please complete and submit transcript request form immediately after applying for dual enrollment.
     
    Tuition Costs (subject to change)
    • $159.50 per credit or $578.50 per 3-credit course
    • $20.00 tech fee per credit (Fall, Spring, or Summer) is required
    • All costs, including textbooks, are assumed by the student

    Conestoga Valley High School Course Substitutes

    • BIOL 100: General Biology/Lab/Recitation (Replaces 3029AP AP Biology for 1 credit)
    • CHEM 111: Introductory Chemistry I/Lab/Recitation (Replaces 3340AP AP Chemistry for 1 credit)
    • CHEM 112: Introductory Chemistry II/Lab/Recitation (Replaces 3340AP AP Chemistry for 1 credit)
    • GOVT 111: Intro. to American Government (Replaces 2041 Traditional U.S. Gov. & Econ. for 1 credit)
    • HIST 101: Europe and the World 1350-1789 (Replaces 2031 Traditional World History for 1 credit)
    • HIST 102: Europe and the World 1789-Present (Replaces 2041 Traditional World History for 1 credit)
    • Math 161: Calculus 1 (Replaces 4040AP AP Calculus AB for 1 credit)
    • Math 211: Calculus 2 (Replaces 4050AP AP Calculus BC for 1 credit)
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    Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
    Courses offered to students are entry-level courses to get students started early on the pathway to a career in the health sciences.  Students can earn a maximum of seven post-secondary credits. In most programs, students earn a 2-year Associates degree program in a particular area of study, and will continue their education while working at a particular placement. 
     
    Eligibility
    1. Create an account and complete application 
    2. Student must be a high school junior or senior
    3. 3.0 or higher GPA
    4. Student must have completed the following courses:
      • Algebra 1
      • Algebra 2
      • Biology with a lab
      • Advanced science with a lab (chemistry, physics, anatomy and physiology, etc.)
    5. Counselor recommendation
    6. SAT/PSAT/ACT Scores
      • SAT: 1000 Reading and Math
      • PSAT: 100 for Reading and Math
      • ACT: Score of 21 or higher
    Tuition Costs
    1. $915 per 3-credit course, which is a 50% discount from the undergraduate tuition.
    2. Additional mandatory college frees are billed at the regular rate. 
    3. Books and lab materials are purchased by the student. 
    Course Selection: Click here to see a list of courses available to dual enrollment students. Click here to see the dual enrollment flyer.
     
    Programs
    1. To view the programs available to student, please click here

    Conestoga Valley High School Course Substitutes

    • BIO 175: Anatomy & Physiology 1/Lab (Replaces- 3053 Anatomy & Physiology A for .5 credits)
    • CHE 100: General Chemistry (Replaces- 3340AP AP Chemistry for 1 credit)
    • PHY 150: Physics (Replaces 3430AP AP Physics for 1 credit)
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    Penn State University - York 
    The Penn State York Dual Enrollment program enables qualified junior and senior high school students to take college courses at a reduced rate of tuition and simultaneously earn college and high school credits while still in high school. 
     
     
    Eligibility
    1. The following materials must be received by the admissions office from the high school guidance office no later than five weeks prior to the first day of classes each semester.  
      • The signed and completed Penn State York Dual Enrollment Form and Contract, signed by the student, parent/guardian, and high school guidance counselor.
      • Official high school transcript with a 3.0 GPA minimum 
      • Standardized test scores (one or more of the following: SAT (recommended), ACT, PSAT, PSSA or Keystone Exam)
      • Letter of recommendation from the student’s high school guidance counselor
        • Shelly Drabik, Admissions Office, 1031 Edgecomb Avenue, York PA 17403, or faxed to her attention at 717-771-4005. Cover letters/sheets should be labeled “Dual Enrollment Student Documentation”).
        • Documentation should be mailed to:
        • Once documents have been received and processed, eligible students will be notified of approval to participate and emailed a link and detailed instructions regarding setting up their Penn State access account online. 
        • Only after activating their access account, students should contact the admissions office to schedule a class registration appointment with an admissions counselor.
    Resources/Contacts
    Tuition Costs (subject to change)
    1. $300 per credit plus a $155 semester fee or $1055 for 3 credit course 
    2. Books and fees must be paid in full by the student.
    Course SelectionClick here to see a list of courses available to dual enrollment students. 
     
    Returning Dual Enrollment Students
    1. A student can remain in the program as long as a grade of C or better is earned for each college course taken while still in high school. Students who have successfully completed Penn State York dual enrollment classes previously, must schedule classes through the admissions office; they do not have to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, nor must they supply preregistration documentation, prior to the appointment.

    Conestoga Valley High School Course Substitutes

    • PLSC 001: Intro. to American National Gov. (Replaces 2041 Traditional U.S. Gov. & Econ. for 1 credit)
    • Math 140: Calculus with Analytic Geo 1 (Replaces 4040AP AP Calculus AB for 1 credit)
    • Math 141: Calculus with Analytic Geo 2 (Replaces 4050AP AP Calculus BC for 1 credit)
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    University of Pittsburgh - College in the High School
     
    Eligibility
    1. Receive the Student Registration Instructions and registration deadline from your CHS teacher.
    2. Create your online application with Aspire, filling in all the student information as requested and selecting all desired courses.
    3. Print the Registration/Permission Form.
    4. Ensure your signature and a parent/guardian signature appears on the Registration/Permission Form.
    5. Prepare a check for the total amount of tuition. (CHS courses are $235.00 each, except for CHEM 0110, which is $310.00). Make check payable to "University of Pittsburgh".
    6. Obtain Registration/Permission Form signature(s) from your CHS teacher for each CHS course.
    7. Return completed Registration/Permission Form with paperclipped tuition payment to a CHS teacher by your teacher's deadline. 
    Course Offered
     
    HIST 0101: Western Civilization II

    This is an introductory-level course in Western European History that handles topics from the Scientific Revolution to the Cold War. It provides a framework for those who will continue in the study of History, and it provides an overview for those seeking to fulfill “General Education” requirements. There are no prerequisites. This course will introduce major questions of historical process and it will emphasize chronological, comparative, and contextual reasoning and the construction of original arguments grounded in historical evidence. (3 Credits)

    ENGFLM 0400: Introduction to Film

    This course in visual arts offers students a broad introduction to the medium of film while inviting conversations about new media, television, and film’s connection to other arts, including photography, painting, theater, and web video. (3 Credits)

    HIST 0601: United States 1865 - Present (CHS U.S. History 2)

    This introductory level course covers central developments in U.S. History from Reconstruction to the present. It will provide an overview for those seeking to fulfill “General Education” requirements. This period in U.S. History is characterized by dramatic and sweeping political, economic, social, and cultural change, as well as expanding global engagement. Students will interpret primary and secondary sources, learn to read and construct historiographical arguments, and hone analytical and evidenced based writing skills.

    If students have questions about taking on online class at University of Pittsburgh, please call 412-624-6828. 

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