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

To verify on campus course availability and to register, please contact: Sarah Kitterman at sarah.kitterman@cuw.edu l 262.243.4542

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 undergradute 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

Students are eligible to receive the Concordia Promise plus scholarship in the amount paid for the dual credit courses that is applied to undergraduate tuition, if the student chooses to attend CUW or CUAA.

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)

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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.

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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 (2021 - 2022)

  • SUMMER: June 7th - August 13th
    • Apply by May 1st
  • FALL: August 30th - December 17th
    • Apply by July 1st
  • SPRING: January 24th - May 13th
    • Apply by December 1st

Questions about our pre-college program contact:

Computer Science Summer Camp 2022

  • June 20-22
  • For high school students grades 9-12
  • Spend the night in the residence halls
  • Earn college credit
  • Get hands-on experience with 3D printing, software application development, virtual reality, robotics, and more
  • Registration opens January 2022. Contact Sarah.kitterman@cuw.edu for more info

scholarships are available for qualifying students.

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.