Earn college credits while in high school

Michigan residents should use the CUAA pre-college webpage for MI tuition rates and application links.

High school students have the option to earn college credit by enrolling in online and/or face to face courses at the Mequon campus. Courses are offered during the fall, spring and summer terms at a fraction of the traditional undergraduate cost. Students may choose to enroll in a max of 2 courses for the fall and spring term which allows for a jump start to the college experience!

Courses Available

On-campus course at CUW: Students who can commute to the Mequon campus can enroll in an on-campus course with our traditional undergraduate students.

  • Students have the ability to select any undergraduate course from the academic catalog, as long as they meet pre-requisites
  • On-campus courses usually require a textbook purchase. CUW Online Bookstore

View the full course listing below by term and be sure to select FT for campus location

List of on-campus courses

Online course: Students enrolling in online courses will be placed in courses with other high school students from private, public, and homeschool locations all over the globe. The fall and spring term courses are 16 weeks in length, and the summer term courses span over 10 weeks.

  • Our flexible courses are taught by faculty with the ability for the student to log in any time from any location
  • Courses are not self-paced and students will have set deadlines for assignments

List of online courses

Business Certificate

Student's can get a jump start on earning a bachelor's degree and earn a full semester worth of college credit while still in high school. To earn this certificate, complete 15 credits toward any business major at Concordia University Wisconsin. 

  • Classes are online or in-person at the Mequon campus
  • Courses satisfy business core requirements for undergraduate program

Required Courses
ACCT203 Financial Accounting l 3 credits
ECON222 Macroeconomics or ECON231 Microeconomics l 3 credits
MGMT130 Principles of Management l 3 credits
MKTG131 Principles of Marketing l 3 credits
MGMT336 Human Resource Management or BUS355 Management Information Systems l 3 credits

Textbook costs vary and are an additional fee


Concordia Promise Dual Credit

  • Eligible students attend a Christian high school or are homeschooled
  • students can earn a max of 36 credits
  • $75 per credit

Wisconsin Early College Credit Program (ECCP)

  • Eligible students attend a public or private high school in Wisconsin
  • Cost is shared by the state, school district, and in some cases the student
  • $150 per credit
    • Submit an ECCP Request Form to the high school for approval. High school deadlines are typically March 1 for fall courses and Oct 1 for spring courses.
    • Concordia submits invoice to the high school
    • Student responsible for tuition if they do not receive a passing grade or drop

Dual Credit

  • Eligible students attend a public high school outside WI or MI or are not receiving state funding
  • $150 per credit


New students

  1. Complete a NON-DEGREE application and select you intend to enroll as a dual credit/ECCP student
  2. Submit a high school transcript (transcripts can be emailed to precollege@cuw.edu)

New Student - Apply Now

Returning students

Students who have already taken a Concordia dual credit course will need to complete a form below to indicate their course of interest. No transcript is required. To enroll in multiple terms, submit the form twice.

Returning Student - Apply Now

Admission requirements

  • Students in grades 9-12 are eligible. A writing sample may be required for grade 9 students
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in academic high school academic courses

Academic Year (2022 - 2023)

  • SUMMER 2022: June 13th - August 21st
    • Apply by May 1st
  • FALL 2022: August 29th - December 16th
    • Apply by July 1st
  • SPRING 2022: January 30th - May 19th
    • Apply by December 1st

Questions about our pre-college program?

Contact admissions at 262-243-4300 or throgh email at PreCollege@cuw.edu

This summer, experience college life at CUW & get a sneak peek into the field of computer science

During your time, you will spend two nights in the residence halls with other high school students. Get an opportunity to participate in hands on activities related to software development, 3D modeling, Robotics, Virtual Reality, etc. Gain valuable knowledge on utilizing your strengths and preparing for your future academic goals!

As a Computer Science camp attendee, you will:

  • Spend two nights in 1 of 8 residence halls at CUW
  • Gain knowledge from outstanding faculty within the areas of:
    • Software development/game development
    • Computer animation/3D modeling
    • Artificial intelligence/robotics
    • 3D printing
    • Virtual reality.
  • Experience campus dining
  • Get a personalized tour of campus facilities
  • Learn next steps to be prepared for your postsecondary education
  • Identify your strengths and how to apply those for your future plans
  • Hear from professionals about life in the field
  • Receive introduction to Computer Science foundational concepts & have an opportunity to earn college credit in the future through our dual credit program

Cost: $100
9AM check-in on Monday, June 20 and 12PM departure on Wednesday, June 22. More information to come on schedule of events and payment submission.

Click here to register.

Questions? Contact PreCollege@cuw.edu

Downloads and resources

These 16-week online courses are organized into weekly units with assignment deadlines. Students can login and complete coursework anytime during the day or night.

All courses are offered during the fall and spring term. Those with an * are also offered during the summer.

Courses that are part of the Concordia Core Curriculum

Electives or specific to major

Our online course descriptions may be helpful to review with your school counselor to determine approval.

On-campus courses 

View the full course listing below by term and be sure to select FT for campus location

To verify on campus course availability and to register, please contact: Sarah Kitterman 262.243.4542

Music Ensembles: See the courses listed under Music. If you have questions on these courses or our ensembles, please Contact johanna.anderson@cuw.edu for more information. Applied Music courses (lessons) do not qualify for Concordia Promise funding.

Pre-College on-campus courses

If course listing is not available for a specific term, please contact Sarah Kitterman.