EDGE: Earn a Degree, Graduate Early
Earn an associate degree at no cost.
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The Earn a Degree, Graduate Early (EDGE) Program gives you the opportunity to graduate high school with both an associate degree and a high school diploma, free of charge. Upon graduation, you will be well on your way to a bachelor’s degree two years ahead of your peers.
Be the first in your family to earn a college degree! Attend a preparatory high school year, get intensive advising and tutoring, and start college courses in the 10th grade. Students are immersed in college life and attend courses taught by TCC faculty.
All 8th grade students in partnering school districts are invited to apply to the EDGE: Earn a Degree, Graduate Early Program. Contact your 8th grade principal for details.
For questions on the EDGE: Earn a Degree, Graduate Early Program, contact your eighth grade school principal or the TCC Dual Credit program office at email@example.com, 918-595-4705 or join our virtual office.
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All credits earned through the EDGE: Earn a Degree, Graduate Early Program are transferable to Oklahoma public colleges and universities, and private and regional institutions. Verify course requirements with your transfer institution. Our University Transfer page provides a great tool for you to map out your academic journey.
This program is free to all qualifying students. Tuition, textbooks, transportation and other fees are covered by TCC and partnering school districts.
TCC Celebrates with Union School's EDGE Graduating Seniors
Thirty-one Union High School students were honored as Union and Tulsa Community College recognized them as the second graduating class of EDGE: Earn a Degree, Graduate Early, a program that enables students to earn both their high school diploma and an associate’s degree at the same time. Hear from speakers at the event and the graduates themselves as they shared their experiences in the program.