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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 easy! 

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

College in High School

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 high school teachers, in your high school 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. 

How to Apply:

PLEASE NOTE:  You cannot apply for College In High School courses online.

Step 1: Print and Complete the CCBC Application.


Step 2: Print and Complete the Registration Form.


Step 3: Turn in the completed Application and Registration Forms to your high school guidance counselor.

Step 4: CCBC will bill you for the course(s).

Below is a sampling of the College in High School courses. 

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

Not all courses listed above are available at every high school. Please contact your guidance counselor to determine course offerings at your high school. 

If you need further information, please feel free to contact Jodi Carver, College and High School Facilitator, by calling 724-480-3539 or emailing

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 and complete 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 

Available Courses

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

A sampling of the dual enrollment courses that students have previously taken are listed below:

  • College Algebra
  • Calculus 
  • English Composition
  • History
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • General Psychology
  • Principles of Sociology

Dual Enrollment students are not limited to particular course offerings. As long as prerequisites 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.