Start college ahead of the game — and make a smooth, rewarding transition from high school to college. At RVCC, we offer a variety of Early College Programs designed for high school students looking to jumpstart their education.
Get a Leg Up with Early College Credits
Our Early College Credits Program allows high school juniors and seniors to earn real college credit, right on our campus. Taking courses alongside college students, you’ll get to explore a potential major or lighten your freshman year load. Credits earned at RVCC can be transferred to the college of your choice. Students must have at least a 3. 0 high school GPA to apply.
Earn College Credits Without Ever Leaving Your High School
What if you could gain high school and college credits — from a single class? Our concurrent enrollment program allows you to take rigorous academic courses at your high school to fulfill college requirements. These credits can come with you to RVCC, or transfer to the university of your choice — effectively reducing both your tuition and your workload. Browse our courses and apply! High schools offering RVCC courses include Bound Brook, Bridgewater-Raritan, Central Jersey College Prep Charter, Franklin, Hillsborough, Hunterdon Central, Hunterdon County Polytech, North Hunterdon, North Plainfield, Ridge, Somerset County Vocational & Technical, Somerville and Voorhees.
Do you have dreams of a medical career? Get started early at the esteemed Academy for Health and Medical Sciences. This highly selective four-year, full-time learning community allows students to work simultaneously towards their high school diploma and an associate degree in General Science. Through our partnership with the Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School, students of Somerset and Hunterdon Counties can explore a cross-curricular education that challenges you and lays the foundation for further study in the health and medical sciences. Gain college credit throughout your high school years, take real college classes at RVCC during your junior and senior years, and continue on to the renowned university of your choice.
This high school learning community allows you to combine high school and college credit to earn an associate degree in Liberal Arts. Through a partnership with Somerville High School, you will explore various disciplines while gaining exposure to career opportunities. This highly selective program offers academic rigor and connections so you are ready to move on to an esteemed four-year colleges and university.