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High School Student

For some students, high school (and even middle school) is about more than simply preparing for college - it's as good a time as any to get started on graduating from college. If you're one of those students who is ready to get a jump on a college education, there are two available paths by which you can gain credit hours at Columbia State.

Your are currently enrolled in a TN school, have a 3.2 or higher GPA and have an Individualized Educational Program (IEP) in which college courses are recommended. (Typically, these students have not begun their second semester of their sophomore year, or junior/senior year of high school yet.

Academically Talented and Gifted Students

You are a high school junior or senior and wish to begin earning college credit while still in high school.

Dual Enrollment Student