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College in the High School FAQ

College in the High School through WVC is an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit while still in high school.  Students who complete articulated courses taught at their high school by qualified high school faculty providing the same rigor and content as an on-campus college class are eligible to receive WVC credit.. 

Students can earn WVC credit in:

  • University transfer courses that count toward a bachelor’s degree in subject areas such as Literature, Composition, Math, Science, History, Psychology, and more.
  • Career & Technical Education courses which lead to an associate degree or certificate in one of our many career-focused degrees.
  • Enhances ability and skills to do college level work and gain confidence for college success.
  • Saves money by receiving free/reduced tuition college credit and reducing the amount of time after high school to complete a college degree.
  • WVC credits are transferable to all college/universities within the state and many other institutions outside of the state.
  • Students entering the military may earn a higher rank with earned college credit.
  • Provides access to WVC student support services such as WVCportal, ID cards, use of WVC library and tutoring services.
  • Research shows CHS students are more likely to finish college and earn more credits by the second year of college.

Click here and go to "How to Qualify" tab.


Check with your high school counselor. 

Senate Bill 5048- Eliminating College in the High School fees for students

Beginning on September 1, 2023, institutions of higher education must provide enrollment and registration in college in the high school courses in which a student is eligible to receive college credit available at no cost for students in the ninth, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade at public high schools. Credits can count as core requirements or electives. 

Contact CHS Office

Maria Christina Monroe. Phone: (509) 682. 6848. Email: