High School Students

ACCESS WVU Early College Program

Our goal is to provide high school students with access to college courses online, on-campus, and at home allowing for a more seamless transition into college and future careers. For more information, please visit the ACCESS WVU website.

The University Experience

At West Virginia University, we believe learning should take place all year round. Whether students are learning a new language or experimenting in the biology lab, our summer courses allow young minds to think strategically and analytically in preparation for life as a future college student.

We offer several courses in a variety of different subjects, online on campus, and even at your high school. To find a course that speaks to you, explore the course catalog.

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The ACCESS WVU Early College Program is looking for talented, hard-working high school juniors and seniors who have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. High school sophomores may be eligible with special approval.

To Apply

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Complete the Enrollment Authorization Form and send it to the ACCESS WVU Early College Program through one of the following methods
    • Mailed to: ACCESS WVU Early College Program - P.O. Box 6212, Morgantown, WV, 26506
    • Scanned and emailed to: accesswvu@mail.wvu.edu
    • Faxed to: (304) 293-4365

For more information

Visit the ACCESS WVU Early College Program website for more about the application process, payment information and submission, and preparing to be a West Virginia University student.

Program Cost

The total fee for a West Virginia University ACCESS course is $75 per credit hour.

Parent Questions

We know that as parents, the thought of your high school taking college-level courses on their own, and in a new town can be a bit overwhelming. As a result, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked parent questions to help you get your child prepared.