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Penn State York offers high school students the opportunity to take college courses on campus at a 50 percent tuition reduction. This enables students to get a jump on their college careers by earning college credits while still in high school. Students participating in this program may choose from a variety of courses offered at Penn State York and Penn State, The Lancaster Center.

Program Highlights

You must be a high school student in your junior or senior year, and have a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0.

For high school seniors who have taken the SATs, Penn State desires a combined SAT 1 score of 1,000 (math and critical reading sections).

You will receive tuition support in the amount of 50 percent of the tuition for two courses during each of four semesters.

As long as you maintain a grade of C or better in each course, you may remain in this program, receiving the same tuition support each semester, for a total of four semesters.

This tuition support is available for two courses (up to 8 credits) per semester for four semesters.

Credits earned under the provisions of this program are valid at any Penn State location and may be transferred to another institution in the same way as any other Penn State credits.

Students who have graduated from high school may not participate in this program.