Early College Students

What constitutes a college student depends on you. Get ahead, get back on track, get a bearing for your future - UC offers pathways to get you the education you need and the support to make sure you succeed.

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Advanced Coursework Network

Get ahead on college credits through the Rhode Island Department of Education's Advanced Coursework Network at UC. You can enroll starting in middle school and take a range of courses that can get you started on a career path or help you think about what to major in. The courses come at no cost to you and have the potential to save you time and money.

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Dual Enrollment

Through the UC's dual enrollment programs, middle and high school students from partner schools have the chance to get ahead by earning college credits and college level certificates from RWU while enrolled in their respective schools.

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Gateway to College

Part of the Gateway to College National Network, UC's program is partnered with the Providence and Pawtucket school districts to offer students between the ages of 16-24 who left the district without a diploma - or are not on track to graduate on time - a chance re-engage with their education.

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