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Running Start Admissions

Running Start is a partnership between the Washington State’s community college system and Washington’s public school districts through which eligible high school juniors and seniors may enroll in TCC courses at no tuition cost.

College credits earned through Running Start apply toward high school graduation and satisfy college requirements (within guidelines of the program). To be eligible for Running Start, students must have college-level English skills. To apply, interested students should contact their high school counselor or the TCC Running Start program at 253.566.6061.