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College Credit while in High School (CCHS)

CCHS is an exciting way for high school juniors and seniors to take University courses at Duquesne and earn up to 30 college credits (that’s one year!) while you are in high school.

At the time of application you must have:

  • Completed your sophomore year of high school
  • Obtained a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

You must complete a Duquesne University paper application for undergraduate admission.

  • Include an official high school transcript
  • Check the box marked CCHS
  • Provide one letter of reference from your high school guidance counselor
  • All CCHS application fees are waived

Cost and Credit Information:

  • Students can take up to two courses each term and receive University credit for courses taken
  • Tuition is $300.00 per credit for the 2018-19 academic year
  • Most classes are 100 level courses worth 3 credits

CCHS students have full access to Duquesne’s library and computer facilities.

Credits may be applied toward a Duquesne University degree or transferred to many public and private colleges and universities. If you decide to attend Duquesne University you must reapply for regular admission using the application form.