Welcome to Early College Worcester
As a parent, we know you want the best for your child. For many young people, greater opportunity awaits with the completion of a college degree. Early College Programs allow students to receive advanced learning opportunities including college credits towards an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree while attending high school. Hundreds of such programs exist all over the country!
In Massachusetts, Early College is an initiative coordinated by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (DHE) and Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) in consultation with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Education (EOE).
The Early College Worcester program provides your child with an early start to success in college, with:
✓ Free college classes,
✓ Free books,
✓ Mentoring support to assure they are successful,
✓ College preparation activities,
✓ And more!
Compared to all high school students nationwide, Early College Students:
✓ Are more likely to graduate college (90% vs. 78%)
✓ Are more likely succeed in college (86% vs. 72%)
✓ Are more likely to have a college degree to open doors to their future
For more information or to start the Early College journey, click below.
|Your Cost||Early College Worcester Program||At College|
|Cost per College Credit||Free||$197.00 - $1,295.00|
|Cost per College Course||Free||$591.00 - $3,885.00|
|Cost per Semester (12 Credits)||Free||$2,364.00 - $15,540.00|