Penn College NOW
State College Area High School
Penn College NOW is a program which allows students to take college classes while in high school. The courses are taught at the high school or career and technology center by Penn College approved high school instructors.
To enroll in a Penn College NOW course, you must score appropriately on the placement tests that are required for the course(s) that interest you. Placement test requirements for Penn College NOW courses vary. If you do not meet this requirement, contact your school's point of contact. Certain courses may also require that students meet pre or corequisites required for individual courses.
Beginning Fall 2014, the tuition for Penn College NOW is free.
Generally, 11th and 12th grade students are eligible to participate in the program. A limited number of classes are available to 10th grade students.
Penn College NOW credits will appear on a Penn College transcript and may be applied toward specific Penn College degrees. The extent to which a course will transfer to another college or university is at the discretion of that college or university.
For an application and/or more information about Penn College NOW courses at your school, contact:
- Secondary School Counselor - Tanya Anderson
Interested in attending Penn College after high school?
Visit our Admissions website.
Courses Offered: 2014 - 2015
|ACH135||3||Architectural Computer Aided Drafting|
|BCT103**||1||Construction Hand and Power Tools|
|FHD101**||3||Foundations of Professional Cooking|
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** Approved by Penn College for 10th grade students
Penn College NOW is partially funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270) through the Pennsylvania Department of Education, by the generous support of Pennsylvania companies through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and by Pennsylvania College of Technology.