Dual Credit for High Schoolers
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.
College in the High School
Join WWCC’s College in the High School program to earn high school graduation and college credits simultaneously on your high school campus.
CTE Dual Credit
WWCC’s CTE Dual Credit Program allows high school students to earn free college credits for industry certification or a degree while in high school.
|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.|
|Location of courses||High School||High School or Skills Center||WWCC Campus|
|Cost to students and families||Some high schools receive grants that cover the cost of the course(s). If your high school does not cover the cost it is only $65/credit, a significant savings. Low-income students may be eligible for a scholarship.||No cost||Students are responsible for transportation, fees & books. Tuition is covered by Running Start. Fee waivers are available for low-income students.|