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Early College Program Guide

Early College Programs

With our convenient and flexible schedules, we offer varying program lengths and class times during the fall, spring, and summer terms.

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Early College Scholars

Through this program, academically ambitious high school students have an exciting opportunity to complement high school study with Montclair State University coursework. Earn transferable college credits, learn alongside University students, and engage in courses taught by University professors on campus or online.  This program is offered during the fall, spring, and summer terms.



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Summer Language Institute

Earn college credit while learning about French, German, or Korean language and culture. This immersion program welcomes language learners of all levels and features:

  • Guest speakers from cultural institutions
  • International food fest and restaurant visit
  • Summer Olympics-themed activities
  • Excursions to sites of the target culture in NYC


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Italian Immersion Summer Program

A unique opportunity for high school students interested in improving their knowledge of the Italian language and its culture. In just three weeks, this program prepares students to move with confidence from Italian 3 to an AP or advanced Italian class, while granting 3 college credits.


Apply to an Early College Program today!

Eligibility Requirements

Program Name Earn College Credits Residential Rising HS Sophomores Rising HS Juniors Rising HS Seniors Graduating HS Seniors
Early College Scholars
Summer Language Institute

Optional

Italian Immersion Summer Program

Optional