High School Early Admit Program

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High School Early Admit Program

Get a jump start on your college education!

  • High school students earn Cal U credits when they take either traditional face-to-face classes or 100% online courses that allow students to log on and complete coursework at their convenience.
  • HSEA students pay a reduced tuition rate- just 25% of prevailing tuition plus the PASSHE technology fee.
  • HSEA students can select courses from the Cal U academic schedule for the term they wish to attend. All course pre-requisites must be met. View available courses.
  • Cal U credits transfer to other accredited institutions of higher education. If a student decides to attend Cal U upon graduation, he or she must apply as a degree - seeking student ( application fee waived), submit all required admissions materials, and meet admissions criteria.
  • Students are advised to take one course per term. Students requesting additional course (s) will need permission from the Dean. Students may complete up to 30 credits in a non-degree seeking status.


  • Enhance your college applications
  • Enter college with credits earned making it easier to double major, participate in internships ad co-ops or graduate early
  • Explore different  areas of study to help you discover your interests
  • Save approximately 75% of tuition costs for your HSEA courses

Students seeking admission to the HSEA program must:

  • Have completed their sophomore year of high school and be enrolled in a college preparatory curriculum
  • Have an overall grade-point  average of 3.0 or higher
  • Complete the online or paper application
  • Pay the one-time $25 application fee
  • Provide your official high school transcript
  • Complete the High School Early Admit Authorization form and indicate that you have taken a standardized test. This form needs to be submitted each term that you are enrolled in courses.

Send all documents to:

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

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Parent/Guest Portal

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.  

Parent/Guest Portal Access Instructions

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