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 Online March Term 2023
- Classes begin March 15th and end May 23rd
These courses are offered in a 10-week, asynchronous format where students will regularly engage in discussions with the professor and classmates. In addition, weekly assignments will be required and in some instances a project. Learning materials are provided within the course and in some courses, textbooks will be required for the course.
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 March online term: By March 1st
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 March 1st for March online courses.
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