Geneva College

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Early College Program


The Early College Program is an excellent opportunity for academically advanced high school students to start their college degree and earn college credit during their high school years.

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Am I eligible?

The Early College Program is available to:

  • Students in the top 10% of their class or,
    recipients of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth scholarship

What courses can I take?

A variety of courses in the sciences, humanities, languages, philosophy, business and engineering are eligible. Any course a student can handle is open to Early College Program students. Admissions Counselors help guide students in choosing the right courses.

When can I attend?

Eligible high school students may take classes during any of Geneva's regular course times—day school, evening school and summer school—as long as the student’s high school administration approves.

Does the course “count”?

Yes, full college credit is granted. Students are in courses with traditional college-age students and are graded by the same standards. These credits are acquired and accepted at Geneva, an accredited institution of higher education, and are transferable.

Is financial aid available?

While enrolled in the Early College Program, students receive a scholarship equal to 50% of the current tuition.

How many credits can I take?

Students are limited to a maximum of nine credits per semester, with a maximum of 15 total credits while enrolled in the Early College Program. Credits taken beyond these set limits are charged at full tuition rates.



  • U.S. News & World Report National Top 100

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes Geneva College as a Top 10 Best Value School out of all North Region colleges, accounting for our academic quality and the net cost of attendance for those receiving the average level of need-based financial aid.

  • U.S. News & World Report National Top 100

    For the second year in a row, Geneva’s ABET-accredited engineering program placed in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the nation.

  • Christian College of Distinction

    Geneva was named a Christian College of Distinction, affirming the school’s dedication to high quality academics founded on the inerrant truth of God’s word.

  • College of Distinction Pennsylvania

    Designated as a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, Geneva is recognized as one of the best places in the state for students to learn, to grow, and to succeed.

  • College of Distinction

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  • U.S. News & World Report Regional Top 20

    Geneva College placed in the Top 20 Regional College North Rankings as identified by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Geneva College ranks in the top 45 in return on investment

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