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Running Start

Tuition-Free College Credits for High School Juniors and Seniors


Running Start is a statewide program that allows high school juniors and seniors to take college-level courses without paying tuition. Students receive both high school and college credit for classes completed at the college level.

Running Start is for ALL juniors and seniors. We turn no one away. Regardless of your English placement or GPA, you can participate. Enroll in the program, and we will help you find classes that are a good match for you.


Sign up for Information Sessions

Program Overview

Watch our Family Night recording to learn about all the benefits of Running Start and how it compares to other dual enrollment programs like AP and IB.


Questions about the Running Start program?

A staff member within the department would be happy to talk with you.