Why Early College?

Match college courses to your current high school classes and earn college credit.

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No risk.

No payment is required until after a student passes a course, ensuring students aren’t charged for courses that won’t transfer to college (If the student does not pass, they do not pay). 

Get ahead.

Students can earn up to 30 credits at Russell Sage College, which may be transferable to other institutions.

Low cost.

$50 per credit, or $150 for a 3-credit course
$25 per credit, or $75 per 3-credit course (students on free and reduced lunch)

A Top Performer on Social Mobility

(U.S. News & World Report)

#12 of 50 Best Small Colleges in USA

(Best College Reviews)

“When you believe in yourself and take action, wonderful things happen. Our faculty and college community are committed to helping you pursue your greatest dreams. The time is now. The person is you.”

John J. Pelizza

Ph.D., Dean, Esteves School of Education and School of Management

Partner Schools

logos of participating schools
Early College CourseGeneral Education AreaCounts towards Major(s)
BIO 125
Structure & Function of Living Forms
Natural ScienceChildhood Education
BUS 104
Contemporary Business
Business
BUS 110
Personal Finance
Wellness 
BUS 211
Global Business
 Business
CHM 103
Introduction to General Chemistry
Natural ScienceNursing
COM 110
Media & Society
Humanities
CRM 105
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Social ScienceBiology (BS) Law & Society Track
ECO 110
Economic Analysis
Social Science
EDU 201
Education & Society
Childhood Education
ENG 231
Creative Writing
HumanitiesEnglish, Writing & Culture
HIS 105
History of the United States I
HIS 106
History of the United States II
HumanitiesHistory
Childhood Education
LAW 101
Introduction to Law
Law & Society
Biology (BS) Law & Society Track
MAT 112
College Algebra
Quantitative ReasoningBiology (BS)
MAT 113
Precalculus
Quantitative ReasoningBiology (BS)
MUS 111
Basic Musicianship I
Visual & Performing ArtsMusical Theatre
Creative Arts in Therapy
PBH 201
Health & Society
Social SciencePublic Health
PED 225
Concepts in Fitness & Wellness
WellnessPhysical Education
PHY 101
General Physics I
Natural ScienceBiology (BS)
Doctor of Physical Therapy program requirement
PSY 101
Introduction to Psychology
Social SciencePsychology
Nursing
Childhood Education
SOC 101
Introduction to Sociology
Social ScienceSociology
Nursing
Law & Society
SPA 101
Introduction to Spanish
SPA 102
Continuing Introduction to Spanish
HumanitiesChildhood Education
THR 209
History of American Theatre
Visual & Performing ArtsTheatre
Musical Theatre
Creative Arts in Therapy

Questions?

Assistant Provost for Grants & Community Relations and Graduate Program Director