Counselors and Districts

Southern Connecticut State University partners with many high schools and school districts to provide college courses for eligible high school students. With a signed agreement in place, students may earn up to 30 college credits by successfully completing dual enrollment courses at their high school or at SCSU on a space-available basis. Partner schools or districts may also choose to award high school credit for the courses held on SCSU’s campus. If your school or district is a partner of our Early College program, tuition for students is waived for Early College courses taught at your high school or at SCSU!

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  • Achievement First Amistad High School
  • Aerospace/Hydrospace, Engineering and Physical Sciences Magnet High School
  • Amity Regional High School
  • Ansonia High School
  • Bassick High School
  • Berlin High School
  • Biotechnology Research and Zoological Sciences Magnet High School
  • Bridgeport Military Academy
  • Bridgeport Regional Vocational Aquaculture High School
  • Brien McMahon High School
  • Bristol Arts and Innovation Magnet School
  • Bristol Central High School
  • Bristol Eastern High School
  • Bristol Preparatory Academy
  • Bunnell High School
  • Cedarhurst/Yale School of Medicine
  • Center for Global Studies
  • Central High School
  • Common Ground
  • Conard High School
  • Cooperative High School Inter District Magnet
  • Derby High School
  • East Haven High School
  • Fairfield Ludlowe High School
  • Fairfield Warde High School
  • Genesis Academy
  • Hall High School
  • Hamden Collaborative Learning Center
  • Hamden High School
  • Harding High School
  • Henry Abbott Technical High School
  • High School in the Community
  • Hill Regional Career High School
  • James Hillhouse High School
  • Joel Barlow High School
  • Jonathan Law High School
  • Joseph A. Foran High School
  • Metropolitan Business Academy
  • Middletown High School
  • Naugatuck High School
  • New Haven Academy
  • North Branford High School
  • Norwalk High School
  • P-TECH Norwalk
  • Portland High School
  • PROUD Academy
  • RAISE Academy
  • Riverside Education Academy
  • Sacred Heart Academy
  • Shelton High School
  • Sound School
  • Spartan Prep
  • Stratford High School
  • Thomastown High School
  • Trumbull High School
  • W.F Kaynor Technical High School
  • West Haven High School
  • Wilbur Cross High School
  • Woodland Regional High School

If your school or district is not on this list, please contact to request more information about becoming a partner.

High School coordinators will work with the Early College office to approve faculty and courses to be scheduled at the high school for dual credit each semester (please see Important Dates calendar). In addition to dual credit courses offered at your high school, the following 100- and 200-level courses held at SCSU are also recommended by our faculty for Early College students. 

High school coordinators must submit a list of eligible students to the Southern CT Early College Office as soon as possible, but no later than a few weeks prior to the start of a semester (please see Important Dates calendar). Recommendations may be submitted for students who meet the following criteria:

  • High School junior or senior
  • 3.0 GPA (B average) or higher
  • High school counselors may recommend participation in specific courses where students have demonstrated academic promise or successfully completed related college-level coursework with a 2.0 GPA (C average) or higher.

High school coordinators must direct eligible students to complete an application for Early College if they are interested in taking classes offered at their high school for dual credit or on Southern's campus on a space-available basis for college credit. If you do not have our student communication form letter, please contact to request a copy for use and distribution at your high school.