Dual Credit

Dual credit programs allow students to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school. Below are brief explanations of dual credit options at our schools. Ask your counselor if dual credit options are right for you. 

Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement courses are taught by high school teachers on our campus who follow course guidelines developed and published by the College Board.Many colleges and universities offer credit to students who get a score 3, 4 or 5 on AP exams. 

College in the High School

Students in grades 10-12 can stay on campus and take courses from a state university through the College in the High School program. Students with passing grades can earn college credit. Fees are charged. 

CTE Dual Credit/Tech Prep

Students can earn credit for Olympic College through certain CTE classes. Students take classes on our campus, and must earn a B or better to receive credit at Olympic College. View the course catalog and talk to your counselor about options.

Running Start

Our Running Start program gives high school juniors and seniors the chance to take classes at Olympic College tuition free. Your only expenses are books, supplies, fees and transportation.