The Academic Dual Credit Program enables high school juniors and seniors to earn credit toward a college degree by enrolling in a college course and to simultaneously satisfy the requirements for high school graduation. Qualified students may attend Blinn College beginning in the summer following their sophomore year with a limit of two (2) college credit courses each semester.
Save time. Save money. Get a bachelor’s degree just 1-2 years after high school or a master’s degree 3-4 years after high school. How? Academically-qualified high school students can enroll in core curriculum courses with credit toward a college degree through a combination of dual credit courses, advanced placement courses, and early enrollment. Graduates realize as much as a 30% savings on tuition and fees.
Bryan ISD’s Collegiate High School places 9th graders on track to get a college degree at the same time they graduate high school. The innovative approach takes place in a special small school setting with a select group of students getting the opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and an associate’s degree within four years. And tuition is free.
The partnership with Blinn College and Texas A&M University offers this unique college preparatory program primarily for students who might otherwise not go to college due to socioeconomic barriers.
These are technical courses offered at the high school that count toward a college certificate or associate in applied science degree in a technical field. Tech-Prep programs are designed to prepare students to continue into a related program of study at a community college or technical institution.