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Free DE offered by Husson University

Husson University in Maine (yes, regionally accredited) allows homeschooled 11th and 12th grade high school students to take 2 free online college courses per semester! You’ll want to complete your paperwork now so you are ready for fall registration. Students from ANY STATE except California can participate.


Waste no time in getting enrolled and registered!

Husson University’s Early College Access Program (ECAP) is open to all high school juniors and seniors who have met the following requirements

  • Be a current high school junior or senior within the United States **
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 80 or equivalent. (aka 3.0)

ECAP Students may enroll in up to two classes a semester and take a maximum of twenty-one credits tuition free, students are only responsible for the cost of textbooks or course materials. Eligible students will be registered for course(s) on a space available basis, after full-time Husson students have registered for the given semester. The university reserves the right to cancel any course due to low enrollment. 

For an ECAP student to take a 7 week course, they need to have either an A or B grade in a 15 week online or face-to-face college course. 

^High school students registering for classes through the ECAP program, please select the 15-week term structure.

To enroll in Husson University’s ECAP program students are required to complete the ECAP application which is attached to this email.  (see below)

ECAP students will be responsible for:
* Purchasing the textbook(s) used in each course.

* Complying with Husson University academic and student life policies.

* Submit immunization records prior to the start of classes.

* Transportation to and from class.

**Residents of California are not eligible to participate.

University website

ECAP Application–> ecap-application-interactive-2019-12-12-1DOWNLOAD

Recommended Courses

At the time of this writing, several courses were already full. Looking over the list, the following classes all had openings. Sometimes colleges will ADD SECTIONS as well, so check the catalog for the current list.

If you’re looking for general education, one consider these:

  • Human Growth and Development (social science)
  • Women in Art History (humanities)
  • Introduction to ethics (humanities)
  • College Algebra (mathematics)
  • Probability and Statistics (mathematics)

If you’re looking for business, consider one of these:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law

If you’re looking for tech or IT, consider one of these:

  • Data Mining
  • Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications


Executive Director of Homeschooling for College Credit