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High School Early Admit Program

Get a jump start on your college education! High school students who are ready to earn college credit can participate in the High School Early Admit Program. Students earn Cal U credit and receive an official Cal U transcript.

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Here are the requirements for entry:

  1. The applicant must have completed the sophomore year of high school and be enrolled in a college preparatory curriculum.
  2. The student must complete an online or paper application and pay the one-time 25$ application fee.
  3. An Authorization for High School Students form must be completed with all necessary signatures affixed for each semester the student will be enrolled.
  4. The student's official high school transcript must be submitted for each semester the student will be enrolled. This needs to reflect a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 for the past two years.
  5. The applicant is required to have taken one of 3 standardized tests; PSAT, SAT, or ACT. Contact the Office of Continuing Education for current test score requirements.
  6. The student's status will be classified as non-degree for each semester while still in high school. Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid.  Up to 30 credits may be completed as a High School Early Admit student.
  7. If a student wishes to continue their education at Cal U as a matriculating student, a second application must be submitted along with the final high school transcript. A second application fee is not required.

Send all documents to:

California University of Pennsylvania
Office of Continuing Education - Box 94
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

Apply for Admission as Early High School Admit

  • Application for admission (either hard copy or electronically at www.calu.edu)
  • A nonrefundable $25 application fee payable to California University of Pennsylvania
  • An official high school transcript for each semester that you are enrolled in courses
  • Official copy of your PSAT/ SAT or ACT scores
  • Authorization for High School Students form for each semester that you are enrolled in courses

Once a student is accepted as a High School Early Admit, it is recommended that they access the Parent/Guest Portal.  Through the portal, students will grant parent permission to access their academic and financial record.  http://www.calu.edu/families-parents/portal/instructions/index.htm

Apply Now!


Authorization Form

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