Take Courses on Our Campus
Get first-hand college experience as a high schooler and take courses on our campus. If you meet the course prerequisites, you’ll be able to take it. This is a great opportunity to get a jump-start on your college degree and graduate in less time.
Current costs and deadlines
Our current in-state tuition is $295.22 per credit hour for fewer than 12 credit hours. This includes distance education/internet courses. Keep in mind that most courses available to enroll in are 3 credit hours. Books can add $70 to $200 per course and some classes have a lab fee.
Payment Deadlines for 2021-22
Fall 2021 (all classes starting July through November) — September 10
Spring 2022 (all classes starting January through March) — January 21
Summer I and II 2022
Summer I only or both sessions — May 13
Summer II only — June 24
- Financial Assistance
Financial Aid for Courses on Campus
Unfortunately, there isn’t any financial aid available through Purdue Fort Wayne when taking courses on campus as a high school student. You will have the option to split your payments into a two, three, four, or five payment plan.
Your course options
Take any course you qualify for as a Collegiate Connection student and get a head start on your degree. Explore career and degree interests with introductory courses or be proactive and earn your general education requirements in high school. Get to know about a few of course areas you can delve into, including languages, music, and the Honors Program. Take a look at the following documents to see all your options:
- Classes meeting one day a week [PDF]
- Classes meeting two days a week [PDF]
- Classes meeting three days a week[PDF]
- Classes meeting four days a week [PDF]
- Career exploration courses [PDF]
Languages and Cultures
Looking to learn a new language or tackle a language requirement for your future degree? Take a look at the available language courses:
- American Sign Language
These courses tend to fill quickly, so make sure that you enroll soon to secure your seat. Keep in mind that the first parts of language courses are available only in the fall semester. If you’re starting a new language, you’ll have to begin in the fall.
Music Courses and Ensembles
Interested in joining one of our vocal or instrumental music ensembles? You’ll have to audition and receive instructor permission to enroll in courses. Private music lessons are also available, but they don’t count for course credit. Visit the School of Music or call 260-481-6714 for more information.
If you’re looking to challenge yourself and get the most out of your education, consider joining the Honors Program. Regardless of your major or plans of study, participating in the Honors Program is a great experience to have under your belt. Even if you don’t want to complete the full Honors Program, you can take honors courses for their enhanced, in-depth teachings.
To participate in Honors courses, you must meet one of the following requirements:
- Rank in the upper 10 percent of your high school class
- Have a composite score of 1200 on the SAT (prior to January 2016 composite score of 1,800) or better
- Have a composite ACT score of 27 or better
For more information about the Honors Program, call 260-481-6924.