High School Students

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Get a jump-start on college—think Cecil College in your high school years.

As you're scheduling your classes, include Cecil College in your plan. Opportunities are available to give you a jump-start on a college education through Cecil College in your high school, on our campus, or online.

Opportunities for High School Students

On-Site Program

Cecil College offers courses on-site at local high schools during the regular school day to students age 16 and older. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses.

Gifted and Talented Program

Students under age 16, who have completed 7th grade or the equivalent and are designated as gifted and talented, may enroll in Cecil credit courses. Cecil courses taken are not available at the high schools.

Concurrent Enrollment

Qualified students age 16 or older may enroll in Cecil College courses concurrent with their high school studies. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses.

Dual Enrollment

High school students have the opportunity to satisfy secondary school requirements while also receiving Cecil College credit. This requires prior approval from both the student’s high school and Cecil College. Our College-Bound Scholarship is available for these courses.

Senior Waiver

High School students may waive all or part of their senior year, enroll in courses at Cecil College, and still graduate with their high school class. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Program

Students enrolled in the STEM program of Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS) may enroll in designated courses at Cecil College during their junior and/or senior year of high school. Eligible students receive a waiver for two-thirds of the in-county tuition rate in effect for the semester.

Other Options

Other available options include summer courses and Early College Academy.

How to Apply

For students under 16, find out how to apply. If you're a high school student who has already applied to Cecil College, get steps for after you've applied.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

It’s never too early to start saving to help pay for a college education. Learn more about Cecil College’s financial aid services and our scholarship resources that can help support your need to be successful.

Website Privacy Policy

Cecil College maintains this website to inform you of the many offerings and activities pertinent to the institution. We appreciate the trust you place in Cecil College, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy statement, dated October 2006, describes the information we collect and how we use it. When using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions listed in the statement.

Privacy Statement

For each visitor to our web site, the web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information. No marketing databases are created as a result of your visit, nor are there any commercial uses made of any such data.

Cecil College does collect the following information:

  1. the domain name of visitors to our web page.
  2. aggregate information on what pages visitors access.
  3. certain technical information, such as the browser version and operating system.
  4. broad demographic information for aggregate use.
  5. the e-mail addresses of those who voluntarily communicate with us via e-mail.
  6. information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information collected is used:

  1. to improve the content of our web site.
  2. to analyze usage trends.
  3. to notify visitors about updates to our web site.
  4. by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you supply us with your telephone number on-line, you may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you contact us voluntarily via email, you may receive email messages from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

The Cecil College web site may contain links and information from other institutions and/or organizations. Cecil is not responsible for the privacy practices of these institutions and/or organizations, access is at your own risk. Cecil College will not sell, rent, or lease your e-mail address to others. Cecil does not set any cookies.

If you have questions about this privacy statement, you may contact us by mail at the following address:

Communications Office
Cecil College
One Seahawk Drive
North East, MD 21901

You may send e-mail to the Communications Office at communicationsoffice@cecil.edu. You may call us at (410) 287-1000.

If you do not wish to receive emails, mailings or phone calls from Cecil College please request removal from our lists through the contact information listed above. If you wish to update your contact information, please inform us at the above.