High School Students

Earn college credit—while you’re still in high school!

Elgin Community College implemented several programs that enroll high school students in college-level classes. The programs provide a way to save time and money on higher education, get a taste of college life, and prepare for a smooth transition after high school. Review the programs below to learn more about the admission requirements and procedures.

What’s your goal? 

Complete my Associate's degree and high school diploma by taking college classes at ECC during my junior and senior year.
Earn 30+ college credits by taking college classes at ECC during my senior year.
Take one or two college courses at ECC or my high school during my junior or senior year to meet high school graduation requirements.
Take one or two college courses at ECC in addition to my regular high school schedule.
Take high school career-technical courses that count for proficiency credit at ECC.