Weber State University offers four options to earn college credit while in high school: Concurrent Enrollment, Early College, Advanced Placement (AP) and the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
The Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) allows eligible students to earn both Weber State University credit and high school credit in designated high school courses. Course work and faculty in conccurrent classes have been approved by Weber State University.
- Earn college credit without paying tuition.
- Enjoy extensive class selection—especially in applied technology.
- Begin work towards an educational goal.
- Excel with personalized assistance from our specialized advisor, Susan Smith.
- All Utah public universities and colleges accept your high school concurrent enrollment credit.
- Begin your transition from high school to college with your friends and familiar teachers.
- Use WSU services (library, gym, computer labs) and get discounts with your WSU Wildcard student ID.
- Grades earned in concurrent enrollment classes appear on your WSU transcript. Low grades may deprive you of scholarship opportunities and lower your admission status.
Early College is a Weber State University program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors capable of performing university-level work. In Early College you take courses on one of Weber State University's campuses or through WSU Online and can earn both university and high school credit.
- Enroll in college classes not available at your high school and receive both WSU and high school credit.
- Experience campus life as a real university student.
- Excel with personalized assistance from an Early College advisor.
- Earn your associates degree early.
- Utilize Early College Scholarships to help cover university tuition and student fees.
- You are responsible for university tuition, books and fees.
Grades affect your high school and WSU grade point average (GPA).
Advanced Placement (AP)
- Show your determination and capability for rigorous college work.
- You can earn up to eight college credits per exam.
- Each exam will cost you and/or your family $80 to $110 dollars.
- If you pass the class but not the test, you forfeit the exam fee and do not receive college credit.
- AP credit can count as general education or elective credit, but it may not count toward your college major.
- Ask if your college program accepts AP credit—some require letter grades, not pass/fail.