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CollegeNow at Highland Community College allows high school students to enroll as full time students and earn dual credit toward an associate’s degree all while finishing high school.

Program Qualifications

  • Recommendation from the high school
  • On-track to complete the sophomore year in good standing (two-year CollegeNow)
  • On-track to complete the junior year in good standing (one-year CollegeNow)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Successful completion of Geometry and Algebra II
  • High School Transcript submitted with CollegeNow application
  • Test into College level courses using ACCUPLACER Test at HCC, in English, Reading and Math or ACT/SAT

Schools participating in CollegeNow:

  • Aquin
  • Dakota
  • Durand
  • Forreston
  • Freeport
  • Lena-Winslow
  • Orangeville
  • Pecatonica
  • Pearl City
  • Warren
  • Eastland
  • West Carroll
  • Stockton (beginning 2021-2022)

Click here for more information on CollegeNow

Questions? Email Vicki Schulz or call 815-599-3664 or Liz Gerber at 815-599-3531

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032


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