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High School Students

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.

Summer Bridge

Get a jump start on the college experience by taking a Summer Bridge class. This online summer program bridges the gap between high school and college coursework, offering affordable, three-week courses to help eligible incoming freshmen prepare for success at WVU.

Learn More About Summer Bridge

Undergraduate Course Options

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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WVU High School ACCESS 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.

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

WVU High School ACCESS


The High School ACCESS Early College Program is looking for talented, motivated, hard-working high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. High school sophomores may be eligible with special approval. Eligible homeschooled students are also encouraged to apply.

To Apply

  1. Review the ACCESS application page and apply.
  2. Complete the Enrollment Authorization Form and send it to the ACCESS WVU Early College Program through one of the following methods.
    • Mailed to: WVU High School ACCESS Early College Program - P.O. Box 6212, Morgantown, WV, 26506
    • Scanned and emailed to:
    • Faxed to: (304) 293-2516

Program Cost

The total fee for a West Virginia University ACCESS course is $25 per credit hour.

Student Resources

Students should navigate to the WVU Online Students site for additional resources and support throughout the transition to remote learning for the Summer Term.

Online Student Resources

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.

FAQs for Parents

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West Virginia University
Summer Term
PO Box 6800
Morgantown, WV 26506-6800

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