Academic Programs for High School Students

We offer a variety of programs to help high school students get a head start on their college careers or help them prepare for collegiate success.

Dual Enrollment allows students to take college courses and high school courses at the same time. The college credits count toward high school graduation and your college transcript.

The Upward Bound program, designed for selected high school students in Grades 9-12, offers services as academic advising, career exploration, assistance with college and financial aid applications, visits to post-secondary education institutions, and cultural and social opportunities year round. The program offers an academic year component and summer residential component for students from the following high schools in western Pennsylvania: A-C Valley, Farrell, Oil City, Punxsutawney, Redbank Valley, Sharon and Union.

Educational Talent Search serves residents of Clarion, Jefferson and Venango Counties by providing study skills instruction, campus visitations, SAT preparation, financial aid planning, college and career planning, and leadership training. ETS serves students in grades six through returning adults, and provides guidance through the completion of high school and admittance into a post-secondary program.

Last Updated 3/4/20