With UA Early College you can start earning college credit while you're still in high school.
Dual credit and dual enrollment options are available year-round through online or on campus options.
Let us help you get a jump start on your college education.
Beginning August 1, 2022, the UAEC 200 College Readiness Course will be offered free
to all students! This course is required for all Early College students
prior to taking any additional UA courses. The 5-week course
ensures that students are ready for college study and, upon completion,
students will have earned their first 2 credit hours from UA.
To be eligible for UA Early College, a student needs to have completed
the ninth grade and have 3.0 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale). Students
will also need to submit an online application to UA Early College and
submit the UAEC Student Information Form, along with their
high school transcript.
UA Early College offers many scholarship opportunities for it's students. Whether you're in the state of Alabama or in another state,
the dependent of an active duty military member or looking for assistance with books, UA Early College offers students a variety
of scholarships and tuition assistance.
UA Early College's team of knowledgeable and friendly recruiting specialist are available to answer questions or learn more about your educational needs. With options for texting, phone conversations, virtual meetings or school visits. UAEC recruiters are your link to UA Early College.
We are proud of all of our students, and understand the commitment they have made to their education. The students listed on the UA Early College Director's List have distinguished themselves, not only by their additional workload, but also by their ability to succeed at the college level.