Opportunities for high school students
Central Lakes College (CLC) is the leader in providing college options for high school students in Central Minnesota. Through our various programs, high school juniors and seniors can explore career options and begin their college studies while in high school, saving families thousands of dollars in tuition every year.
High school students may earn college credit through Central Lakes College by choosing one or more of the following options:
PSEO/Concurrent Enrollment (College in the Schools)
Students take college courses at their high school.
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
Students take college courses at one of Central Lakes College’s campuses.
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) eCollege
Students take online college courses
Advanced Standing Articulation Agreements
Students can earn college credit in Central Lakes College career and technical programs for specific courses taken at the high school.
Bridges Career Academies and Workplace Connection
These courses provide high school students work force exploration and preparation for regional high skill, high demand careers.
Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB)
Through AP’s college-level courses and exams, students earn college credit and advanced placement. Students who participated in an IB Program may earn college credit based on qualified IB examination scores and IB diploma.