The cost effective way to build a bridge between high school and your college career
Learn more, learn earlier with up to four college courses at Saint Joseph’s - before you even leave high school.
What is the Early Scholars Program?
- High school seniors and juniors accelerate learning in exciting college-level courses
- Take up to 4 college courses over 3 semesters on campus or online through Saint Joseph’s College
- Take advantage of completing college credits early at a discounted price
- Cost: only $150 per course
Early Scholars Fall 2023 on Campus
- Classes begin August 28 and end December 15
These courses will be held in a six-week intensive-remote format. The courses will have a synchronous session each week followed by at least two (2) weekly asynchronous discussions and other assessments as deemed appropriate by the instructor of record.
Fall 2023 Online Course offerings coming soon!
Previous online course offerings:
NN 101 Introduction to Nutrition
CJ 202 Introduction to Criminal Justice
EH 102 Introduction to Literature
PY 101 Introduction to Psychology
TH 102 Introduction to the New Testament
1/ Complete the Application
Request an application form from your guidance counselor, by calling the Early Scholars Program at 207-893-7746, or by downloading it. Registration will take place the week before the semester begins. All classes will be assigned on a space-available, first-come, first-served basis.
- For Fall campus term: By August 18
2/ Request a Recommendation
Request a written recommendation from your school counselor. Home-schooled students should provide a letter of academic recommendation from a non-family member.
3/ Request Transcript
Request an official copy of your high school transcript.
Submit to the Admissions Officer by August 18 for Fall campus term.
Once received, your file will be reviewed by the Office of Admission for approval. You will be notified in writing of our decision.
Send completed applications to:
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
278 Whites Bridge Road
Standish, Maine 04084