30 Ways to Earn College Credit in High School

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Excellent Transferability

#1 College-Based Dual Enrollment

#2 Summer School

#3 Winter Break, Minimesters, Accelerated Terms


Good Transferability 

#4 College Level Exam Program (CLEP)

#5 Advanced Placement Exam (AP)

#6 DSST/DANTES Exams


Limited Transferability: ACE CREDIT  

Understanding ACE Credit  (#7-18)

#7 ALEKS Corporation—McGraw Hill (ACE)

#8 Unbound /Lumerit Scholar / College Plus (ACE)

#9 National Fire Academy (ACE)

#10 Saylor Academy (ACE)

#11 Sophia (ACE)

#12 Straighterline (ACE)

#13 Study.com (ACE)

#14 Texas Engineering Extension Service—TEEX (ACE)

#15 UExcel Exams—Excelsior College Exams (ACE)

#16 Workplace Training (ACE)

#17 GED Exam (ACE)

#18 The Institutes for Statistics Education (ACE)

Bonus: The CSM Learn Course (ACE)


Limited to Improbable Transferability: NCCRS Credit

Understanding NCCRS Credit (#19–21)

#19 Coopersmith Career Consulting (NCCRS)

#20 Davar Academy (NCCRS)

#21 OnlineDegree.com (NCCRS)  **ages 18 and older AND hs diploma or GED**


Transferability Varies – Includes Special Transfer

#22 Foreign Language Exams – Advanced Placement 

#23–24 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

#25 Foreign Language Exams- CLEP

#26 NYU Foreign Language Proficiency Exam

#27 Prior Learning Assessments (PLA)

#28 edX and Arizona State University MOOC

#29 Christian MOOC—Hillsdale College

#30 Coursera MOOC

Bonus:  edX and Coursera Master’s Degrees

Bonus:  CSM Learn – Quantitative Literacy Math Course

Bonus:  Free College Credit 

 

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