Collegiate Connection

@ Your High School

Earn College Credit for Classes
at Your High School

The Purdue University Fort Wayne Collegiate Connection Program is partnering with select high schools in northeastern Indiana to offer college credit courses that meet at your high schools during the regular school day. Courses taught by exceptional high school instructors who have been interviewed, selected, and supported by Purdue Fort Wayne faculty.

The Purdue Fort Wayne Collegiate Connection program is for high school students who are looking for the challenge of more advanced work. Through its course offerings, the program provides an opportunity for you to begin college work while in high school. You will receive both high school and college credit for your work in your own high school.

As an Purdue Fort Wayne Collegiate Connection student taking classes at your high school, you can:

  • Get an early start on your college degree, which will give you more flexibility once you start as a full-time college student.
  • Begin building a college transcript. Most courses are transferable to other Indiana colleges/universities. Many private and out-of-state colleges also accept transfer credit.
  • Receive a substantial tuition discount - save money.
  • Gain access to Purdue Fort Wayne vast state-of-the-art technology and resources.
  • Satisfy the Indiana high school Academic Honors diploma requirements.
  • Develop the critical thinking, writing, and reading skills that will prepare you for success in college.

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Our Student Says . . .

“I am in the cadet teachers program through my high school and getting dual credit. I love spending every day with my sweet kindergartners.”  Danielle, Homestead High School

Student Handbook

Misplaced your Collegiate Connection Student Handbook? Download a PDF of the handbook.

2018-2019 Student Handbook