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Early College at Vincennes University

    Vincennes University is the statewide leader in Early College partnerships. 

    VU's Early College Program is designed for students who want to get a jump start on their college education while still attending high school by offering various pathways which allow students to earn both a high school diploma and an Associate's Degree or Indiana College Core Certificate. Transcripted college credits are available to eligible high school students who enroll in Vincennes University courses offered at approved Indiana partner high schools or career centers. 

Dana Arvin

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VU Early College

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Benefits of Early College

  • Earn College Credit at a Fraction of the Cost: Students pay $25.00 per credit hour for college courses taught by WHS credentialed staff, compared to $191.00 per credit hour at VU. Free/Reduced lunch students pay no tuition for most college courses.
  • Explore Career Interests: Washington High School students have access to VU's entire catalog of distance learning courses at a deep discount. 
  • Earn a High School Diploma and an Indiana College Core Certificate: 30 credit hours of general education courses guaranteed to  transfer to any Indiana public college or university. 
  • Get Ahead: Credits transfer to Indiana Colleges and Universities allowing students to take a lighter course load in college, double major, or graduate early.