Get a head start on college at your own high school for about the cost of lunch.
Students are saying......
"Concurrent enrollment is a great way for me to see what college classes are like before I go to college full-time next year."
"I am ready to move on with my life and...take charge and tackle my upcoming obstacles."
"It's nice because I only have class three days a week, so some days I get to sleep in; some days I get to leave early."
"This class has been an amazing experience, and an eye opener on college and what is expected."
"I like taking concurrent enrollment classes because it saves my parents some money on college tuition."
Be a high school college student!
Tulsa Public Schools and Union Public Schools juniors and seniors can earn college credits while working for a high school diploma as part of EXCELerate, a concurrent enrollment partnership with Tulsa Community College.
TCC college instructors teach the courses on TPS and Union high school campuses and students earn both high school and college credit for the same class.
Examples of concurrent courses include:
- Freshman Comp I and II
- College Algebra
- American Federal Government
- Introduction to Psychology
Most TCC college credits transfer to other colleges and universities. Plan ahead and check with your desired four-year college or university to be sure you can transfer your concurrent course credits.
What's in it for high school students?
- Affordability--A college class costs $12.75 for all fees, books and materials.
- Access to TCC facilities--Free access to college facilities including the TCC Fitness Centers, Library, and computer labs.
- Flexibility--Many class schedules to choose from.
- Early graduation--Graduate early from college.
What's required of students?
- 2.5 GPA
- Composite ACT score of 19 or greater (for College Algebra, ACT math score of 21)
- Strong study habits
- Strong research skills
- Ability to work independently and in groups
- Strong attendance record
What's the first step?
- Schedule a visit with your high school guidance counselor to discuss your plans for college.
- Be sure the concurrent courses you select will transfer to the four-year college or university of your choice.
You don't have to wait until you graduate from high school to work on your college degree. Get started now by talking with your high school guidance counselor or call 918-595-8482 for more information.ShareThis