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High School + College Credit at TCC

Earn high school + college credit at TCC

We offer two low-cost programs designed for your success for students ages 16-21: Running Start and Fresh Start. 

Here for You

For high school students, TCC offers two programs for those who wish to earn dual credit – high school and college credit – in a supportive environment that is committed to your success.


Fresh Start

Our low-cost program gives students who are credit deficient the opportunity to earn both your high school diploma and accumulate college credit. TCC offers free tuition and textbooks, challenging academic classes and a seamless transition from high school to college in a mature, supportive environment. For students who are 16-21, you can re-engage with your education through Fresh Start.

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Running Start

A program designed for strongly motivated high school juniors and seniors to attend TCC and earn high school and college credit. You save money on college tuition, while learning from a wide and enriching selection of college courses. It’s a great, inexpensive way to get ahead, and TCC offers discounted transportation and many services to help you get started.

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Are you an adult learner?

High School 21+ is our program geared for adult learners.