We understand that embarking on taking college courses while in high school is a big decision! We want to ensure that we provide students and their families with as much information as possible about UA Early College so that they can determine if our program is the right fit. Please explore our website and speak with your local high school counselor, current UA Early College students at your school, or fellow parents of UA Early College students. We are here to help in any way we can, whether virtually or in-person. Below, you’ll see a list of opportunities to connect with us to learn more about our program and the admission process. We’d love the chance to speak with you, answer questions or guide your student through this exciting process!
Students can start UA Early College as early as the summer after their ninth grade year and can continue in our program through the summer after their senior year of high school. To be admitted to UA Early College, you must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent), since the ninth grade. To begin the UA Early College admission process, you will need to Complete an online application, and ask your school counselor to submit your high school transcript to UA Early College.