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High School Students Early Admissions Program

College of DuPage offers an Early Admissions program for students who have not yet reached the age of 18 or graduated from high school. High school students who are eligible for the program can take college-level courses. Many classes are offered nights and weekends. 

Admission Requirements

Program acceptance is determined following a mandatory interview with an Admissions Representative. After the initial interview and first term of classes, the student must meet with a counselor from Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services until the student graduates from high school or turns 18-years-old. 

Program Benefits

  • Earn college credit through Dual Credit while still in high school.
  • Get ahead by starting your college education early.
  • Begin working on your General Education credits.
  • Explore different college programs and careers.
  • Experience the academic and social aspects of college life.
  • Transfer qualified college credits to other colleges and universities.
  • Fulfill a college or university's admissions requirement.

Exam Preparation

Our free High School Equivalency (GED/HSE) program can help prepare you to take and pass the GED or other high school equivalency exam. You can also improve your PSAT, ACT or SAT scores with test preparation classes held throughout the year.

Other Academic Resources

  • High School Credit Classes
    Whether you want to advance your high school career, enroll in a class you love, Continuing Education is available. Offerings are held throughout the year with the largest selection offered in the summer. 
  • High School Enrichment
    Get extra help in math or English, improve your reading speed or prep for a class you'll take in the fall by enrolling in our high school enrichment classes. Most offerings take place over summer, but the spring and fall terms also provide additional options for many options for high school students.