Early College Students

Early College Students

Climb higher with Early College at Northern Vermont University.

It’s never too early to find your direction and follow it. At Northern Vermont University, motivated high school seniors can complete their high school graduation requirements while taking classes and earning college credit at our Lyndon or Johnson campuses—tuition free.

You’ll challenge yourself with college-level work while discovering what it’s like to Do North at Northern Vermont University. Our supportive faculty; small, personalized classes; and warm, welcoming campus communities will help you navigate your path and reach your destination.

The Northern Vermont University Early College program enables you to:

  • Finish your last year of high school while taking college classes.
  • Earn up to 30 college credits over two semesters—tuition free.*
  • Immerse yourself in college life by exploring our academic and recreational resources, enjoying our cultural and social events, and even by living on campus.
  • Explore your major and determine your next steps toward achieving your goals.

*Students are responsible for associated fees including books, course fees, transportation, and housing (if opting to live on campus).

Eligibility

  • NVU Early College is open to Vermont high school seniors age 16 and older.
  • Application deadline is May 1, 2019. 

Apply for Early College

How to Apply

  • Complete and submit the online application, which includes a personal essay.
  • Have your transcripts sent to the campus where you are applying.
  • Have a teacher, guidance counselor or other adult (not related to you) send a letter of recommendation to the campus where you are applying.
  • Have the following forms completed and mailed to the campus where you wish to enroll: