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Student Eligibility

Who are Excelsior Program students?

Excelsior Program students are high school students who are ready to begin a college academic transcript and earn college credit by taking challenging courses offered through the Excelsior Program. 

 

Guidelines for student eligibility:

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Students must be approved by their high school teacher or guidance counselor for admission into courses offered through the Excelsior Program.

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The high school student must be a junior or senior.

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The student has demonstrated readiness to take a college level course.

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The student has taken the high school and college pre-requisite course(s).

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The student has demonstrated through previous high school work, the skills and knowledge necessary for the Excelsior Program course OR has exhibited a strong performance in academic subjects relevant to the course into which they want to enroll. A strong performance is defined as a B or better average in the discipline or a letter of recommendation from their principal, teacher, or counselor.

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Some Excelsior Program courses may have additional requirements for acceptance. Consult with Excelsior Program Administration for more information.