MCC offers programs for high school students to take classes and earn college credits. Starting college in high school saves time and money plus offers special support services to make the college transition successful. Some students graduate MCC with an associate's degree at the same time they receive their high school diploma!
Take Dual Enrollment classes at your high school earning college credits or take Concurrent Enrollment classes on the MCC campus while you are in high school.
Early College has a great selection of specialty programs to get high school students on the road to college success. If you are homeschooled, you can take classes at MCC in person or online. Achieving a College Education (ACE) is a scholarship program for students who are first-generation to college, from single-parent households or meet other criteria. Hoop of Learning is for American Indian students. During the summer, there are Camps, College Starts Now and the Early College Academy. Explore more about these on the column to your left.
Earn College Credits
Start earning college credit while you’re still in high school.
Save on Tuition
With 75% lower Maricopa County resident tuition rates than state universities, MCC makes college affordable.
Transfer Your Credits
You know your hard work will pay off with MCC Early College programs. Transfer the MCC credits you’ve earned to four-year universities in Arizona and more than 40 colleges around the country.
Use Free MCC Resources
Enjoy free access to the library, tutoring, career discovery, job searches, parking, counseling and service-learning volunteer opportunities.