A unique partnership between St. Petersburg College
and Pinellas County Schools, the Early College Program
offers college credit hours as well as high school credit
at no cost to highly motivated students in grade 11.
Earn as many as 60+ credits towards a 4-year bachelor's degree through participation in
the Early College Program.
Private school and home-education students will be required to enroll in a public high school to
participate. All students will remain dual-enrolled in their home high schools. This allows students to
participate in extracurricular activities while taking classes at the college.
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 credit hours each term, leading to simultaneous completion of the
high school diploma and the Associate in Arts degree.
Students obtain their high school diplomas from their home high schools, and their Associate in Arts
degrees from SPC. Students who enter in 11th grade receive a high school diploma and an A.A. degree
after meeting all of the graduation requirements.
Application process step by step
You must attend an information session. Check this site for upcoming dates and times.