Early College Overview

Research shows that participation in college-level coursework during high school can increase students’ exposure and aspirations to postsecondary success.

GEAR UP encourages juniors and seniors to enroll in early college programs which can provide up to two years of college-level coursework. Here are some of the programs that GEAR UP supports:

- Running Start Program
- Jump Start Program
- Advanced Placement (AP) Programs
 Early College High School Program