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Early College Program

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Welcome to UNA Early College! The program offers excellent opportunities for high school juniors and seniors who aspire to earn college credit while still in high school. It is focused on placing the needs of students first. Students are supported by the University the moment they express interest in the program. Our goal is to help students successfully transition from high school to college.

Early College students are eligible to take 100-200 level courses. There are a wide variety of courses that are appealing to students' future educational and career interests.

 

Application Deadline for Impending Summer Semester is APRIL 15.
Application Deadline for Impending Fall Semester is APRIL 15.
Application Deadline for Impending Spring Semester is NOVEMBER 15.
UNA Early College applicants with admission credentials received after the deadline will be considered for registration on a case-by-case basis!

Requirements for Admission:

High school juniors and seniors who rank above average in academic achievement and who meet the specified general aptitude and academic competency requirements as listed below may be granted admission to the Early College Program, upon the written recommendation of their principals or guidance counselors.

General Aptitude:

  • Applicants must demonstrate academic competency by achieving a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) on all unweighted high school work.

Requirements:

  • High school “B” average to be eligible for initial enrollment in the UNA Early College program.
  • “C” average on UNA courses for continued participation in the UNA Early College program.
  • Course requirements (specific ACT scores, high school courses, etc.) as listed in the current undergraduate catalog.
  • Students must also meet all course prerequisite requirements.
  • Exceptions must be approved by the chair of the department where the course is housed, the dean of the college, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.

Application Process:

  • Complete the online application for admission and submit the $35.00 application fee. Apply Now!

  • Request an official high school transcript to be sent to the Office of Admissions.

  • Send official ACT or SAT scores to the Office of Admissions. Students cannot request a Math or an English class without a sufficient ACT or SAT sub-scores.

  • Complete the Early College Registration Form here. The Approval Form must be submitted prior to registration for courses.
  • After admission to the UNA Early College Program, complete the Student Financial Responsibility Agreement through your UNA portal account.

UNA Early College students who wish to re-enroll after an absence of one or more fall or spring semesters must reapply by submitting the Undergraduate Application and official high school transcript. The $35 application fee is not required for previously enrolled students.

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What's Next?

  1. Pay your bill online through your UNA Portal account. Click here for payment instructions.
  2. Get your student ID at the Mane Card office located on the first floor of the Commons.
  3. Register your vehicle online, and pick up your parking decal from Transportation Services located on the first floor of the GUC (next to the elevators). Click here to view designated parking zones.
  4. Classes begin on August 22nd! Familiarize yourself with class times and locations. Click here for a campus map.


                

Early College Approval Form

Registration Information

Tuition and Fees

Withdrawal Process