Start Preparing for College while in High School

Skyline College is here to make your transition from high school to college easy. Through concurrent enrollment opportunities and our Priority Enrollment Program (PEP), you can start preparing for college and experience college life before you graduate from high school.  Getting an early start on your college education can be a great way to ensure your future academic success.

Skyline College offers three primary ways to get a jump start on your college experience:

1. College Connection Concurrent Enrollment Program

Concurrent enrollment students can start taking Skyline College classes as early as the ninth grade and earn both college and high school units at the same time; on top of that, college enrollment fees may be free to high school students who are California residents. In order to enroll at Skyline College, you’ll need to follow the five steps to enrollment on the concurrent enrollment page to begin taking classes.

2. Priority Enrollment Program (PEP)

Graduating seniors participating in PEP receive priority registration dates at Skyline College for the summer and fall terms, which means PEP students have a higher chance of enrolling in their first-choice classes.  Students participating in PEP can complete their enrollment steps, learn about Skyline College's programs and services and select their courses all before finishing their senior year in high school. PEP students will attend a PEP Day in April prior to the Summer or Fall session they wish to enroll in.

3. Jump Start Program

Jump Start is a six-week summer program designed to help high school students with college potential to upgrade their skills in English, math, critical thinking, and college success skills.  The program is held during the Summer Session; beginning June 16 and ending July 24. 

Have You Taken AP Courses?

Skyline College accepts the Advanced Placement Test. A student may earn up to 6 semester units of baccalaureate credit for each Advanced Placement test of the College Entrance Examination Board on which the student receives a score of 3, 4, or 5. Check out Skyline College’s AP Exam Credit Policy for more information and a detailed list of AP Exams.

Skyline College Middle College

Middle College is an alternative education program offered by the South San Francisco Unified School District in collaboration with Skyline College that provides high school students with an exciting and challenging learning environment where they can take control of their own education, complete high school graduation, and begin accumulating college credits all on the Skyline College campus.  Students interested in enrolling in Middle College should complete the Steps to Enrollment.

Additional Information

The Skyline College Outreach and Admissions Programs want to make sure you succeed here at Skyline College. For additional information about Concurrent Enrollment, the Priority Enrollment Program, financial aid, admissions, registration or counseling, please stop by our One Stop Student Information Center, located on the second floor of Building 2, email or call (650) 738-4317.


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