Rock Valley College

Options for High-School Students (Auburn)

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Getting Started After High School

If you haven't applied to Rock Valley College yet, you can get signed up for classes in just five easy steps.

These courses are offered at RVC campuses with students receiving both high school and college credit for college-level courses successfully completed.

Home-Schooled Students

Students receive college credit for college-level courses successfully completed at RVC; high school credit granted per high school dual credit policy.

Dual Credit at High School

Dual Credit at High School

Students receive both high school and college credit for RVC-approved, college-equivalent courses. These courses have specific qualifying criteria and are held at the high school.

Running Start Student at RVC

Running Start

Students simultaneously earn a H.S. diploma and an associate degree in the 2-year program and begin an associate degree in the 1-year program.

Pathways at RVC

Pathways

For high school students, "Pathways" allows you as early as the ninth grade to begin exploring career paths to high priority occupations. You can earn up to 16 college credits, in some cases industry certifications, and graduate high school “college ready” in Math and Reading.