Dual Credit/Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act (CEPA)
You can earn college credits from CMC even before you graduate from high school
Through CMC’s Concurrent Enrollment Programs Act, you can start college with advanced standing in such commonly required classes as English, math, speech, foreign language, computer science and psychology. Taking dual college and high school credits lets you:
- Graduate from college early/save time
- Save money
- Take care of prerequisites and jump right into the good stuff
You may not even have to set foot on a Colorado Mountain College campus. Many CMC dual credit/CEPA classes are taught in local high schools and via distance education (see Online Learning).
Although these courses are taught in the high schools, the course content, quality and rigor are equal to the same courses taught at CMC.
You might also earn college degrees by taking the College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP at Colorado Mountain College. It gives students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college courses. There are 2,900 colleges that grant credit and/or advanced standing for CLEP exams. (Note: not all CMC campuses offer the CLEP exam.)