Atlantic Cape offers the opportunity for high school students, who have completed their first year of high school, to apply for admission and be enrolled at Atlantic Cape for college credit. To be accepted into Atlantic Cape, students must provide a written recommendation from their high school principal or guidance counselor and complete the admission application and procedures.
High school students may have the option of earning dual credit with Atlantic Cape while enrolled in high school through special agreements with the schools. High school courses are reviewed by Atlantic Cape to be approved for college credit. The high school delivers the course; the student receives credit and a grade on both the high school and Atlantic Cape transcript. Interested students should contact their high school guidance office to verify the courses they wish to take at Atlantic Cape are approved for dual credit. Applications for dual-credit are only accepted when submitted by eligible high schools. Students must apply for dual-credit eligibility by the deadline date. All course prerequisites must also be met. Students pay a reduced tuition rate for dual-credit courses as approved annually by Atlantic Cape's Board of Trustees.
Articulation Agreements with High Schools
Articulation agreements are designed to provide students with continuity of learning while pursuing college credit in a career program. Students may choose to pursue certifications or associate degrees. Interested students should contact their high school guidance counselors or other school representatives to verify an agreement has been established with Atlantic Cape. Credits earned are considered to be transfer credits at Atlantic Cape. Students must apply for articulation agreement eligibility by the deadline date. The approved courses and credits will be applied to the student's Atlantic Cape transcript. Career programs that participate in articulation agreements include (but may not be limited to) Aviation Studies, Business Administration, Child Development/Child Care, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Health Science, Hospitality Management and Media Studies.