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Walla Walla Community College

Dual Credit Programs at Walla Walla Community College

Get a head start on college and save money by enrolling in a dual credit program. Dual credit programs allow high school students to earn both high school and college credits in the same course, at the same time. Click on the programs below to learn more and use the chart to compare the different dual credit programs.

Dual Credit Options

College in the High School CTE Dual Credit Running Start
Goal Earn college credit while in high school. Graduate high school with college credits toward a professional/technical degree program. Graduate high school with an AA degree or earn some college credits.
Eligible Grades 9-12 9-12 11-12
Location of Courses High School High School or Skills Center WWCC Campus
Cost to Students and Families No Cost No cost Students are responsible for transportation, fees & books. Tuition is covered by Running Start. Fee waivers are available for low-income students.
Grades The grade a student earns in a College in the High School class will go on the their permanent college transcript unless they choose to not take the class for college credit (decided at beginning of school year) Students only earn college credit if they receive a grade of “B“ or better. Student can request transcription of credit after final grades posted. The grade a student earns in a Running Start class will go on their permanent college transcript.