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College Credits in High School

A student can earn college credits while in high school through a variety of different ways. To learn more click one of the following links:

  • College Credit while in High School - CCHS is an exciting way for high school juniors and seniors to take University courses at Duquesne and earn up to 30 college credits. Read more»
  • College in High School - Duquesne University partners with a number of area high schools to offer students college-level learning experience before they leave high school. Read more>>
  • Early Admissions Program - Certain candidates  may qualify to begin studying at Duquesne after their junior year of high school, prior to graduation. Read more»
  • AP Credits - High school students who are interested in taking the AP exams can receive credit for college-level courses. Read more»
  • International Baccalaureate - Duquesne University may award academic credits to students completing the Diploma with a total score of 30 or above. Read more»
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - A student may acquire credits by achieving a satisfactory score on one or more of the College Level Examinations - Subject and General - listed here. Examinations may be taken at any CLEP Center. Students should check with their Academic Advisor to make sure that they are eligible to receive credit for the particular exams they plan to take.