Early College

January 12th, 2015

High school students: get a competitive edge on college applications!

academic advNashua Community College Early College Pathways enables students to jump start their college education by earning college-level credits during their high school years.

Early College courses (3-4 credits) are only $250!

Students are integrated into regular college classes on the NCC campus or online. With guidance from Nashua Community College advisors, students select courses from the general education program or take a sequence of courses in a particular curriculum.



Public school, private school and homeschool students are welcome to contact the
NCC Admissions Office for more information at 603-578-8908.


Earn College Credit
Use it at NCC or take it with you to another college. The credit you earn now will wait for you. If your high school allows, you may be able to use the credits to fulfill high school requirements and college requirements simultaneously*

Start College Now
Complete highly transferable courses that most college degree programs require. Explore a course in a major you are seriously considering for your future.

Stand Out
College courses stand out on a freshman college application and may demonstrate that you have challenged yourself academically.

Save Time
Early College may compress the time it takes to complete high school and the first two years of college.

Save Money
Earn college credits at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university.

*The award of high school credit for college coursework is arranged through a students’ school and does not involve the college. Please see your high school guidance counselor for pre-approval of dual-enrollment credit.