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Admission for High School Students

Get a step ahead!

Start earning college credits now!  At CCBC we offer several options for High School students who are interested in earning college credit while still in High School - It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

Step 1: Apply to CCBC!  Click here to apply online now

Step 2: Take our placement test, find testing schedule and SAT/ACT score exemptions here

Step 3: Submit your completed Dual Enrollment registration form with a copy of your HS transcript to the Information and Registration Center at 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 15061 or submit your College in High School registration form to your HS counselor.

Read more about your choices below and Select the option that’s right for you.

College in High School

Through partnerships with select Beaver County High Schools, Community College of Beaver County offers you the opportunity to earn college credit in your high school during your regular school day.  

Special college courses are taught by your own teachers, in your own classrooms, and all at a fraction of the cost. Experience college-level work and earn credits toward a degree before you even graduate from high school. 

When you enroll in a CCBC College in High School course, you become a part-time student at CCBC. All CCBC College policies and procedures apply to College in High School students and teachers. You can review applicable policies and procedures, such as withdrawing from a course, by visiting the CCBC website at ccbc.edu/policiesandprocedures.  

Below is the listing of our College in High School courses, not all courses are offered at every high school. Please contact your guidance counselor to determine course offerings at your high school. 

  • Biology
  • Calculus I
  • College Algebra
  • Concepts of Literature
  • English Composition
  • General Psychology
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Public Speaking
  • Spanish I, II, & III
  • Statistics
  • U.S. History I & II
  • Western Civilization I & II 

Contact your school’s Guidance Office to learn more.

Dual Enrollment

High school students who have completed their sophomore year in high school and who are approved by their local school district to participate in an approved dual enrollment program will be allowed to enroll at Community College of Beaver County as a Dual Enrollment student. Individuals accepted under this status may enroll for no more than two courses per semester, will not be eligible for financial aid benefits, and cannot enroll in developmental courses. Dual Enrollment students must apply to CCBC, complete the CCBC placement test, and submit the following: 

  • A Dual Enrollment Registration Form signed by their parent or legal guardian and the high school principal or designee specifying the courses in which the individual may enroll
  • Official high school transcript 

When you enroll in a CCBC course as a Dual Enrollment student, you become a part-time student at CCBC. All CCBC College policies and procedures apply to dually enrolled students. You can review applicable policies and procedures, such as withdrawing from a course, by visiting the CCBC website at ccbc.edu/policiesandprocedures.

 

Available Courses

The credit course schedule is available under "Course Search" at MyCCBC.

General education courses that dually enrolled high school students have previously taken include, but are not limited to: College Algebra, English Composition, History, Introduction to Information Technology, General Psychology, and Principles of Sociology.

Dual Enrollment students are not limited to particular course offerings. As long as prerequisites and placement scores are met and the counselor/school district approves the course, students are permitted to register in a variety of disciplines.

Registration Deadline

CCBC makes every effort to ensure that Dual Enrollment students are registered for the classes they plan to take. However, students should refer to the academic calendar for registration dates.

After Registration

Once the College has all the required documents, students are registered for the courses they have selected. A copy of their schedule is mailed to the address on their application.