Regent University offers college classes for high schoolers

High school students can work on their college degree right from the comfort of their home. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Unsplash)

High schoolers bored out of their minds during the coronavirus can now find something more productive to do this summer.

Regent University announced Tuesday high school students can work toward their college degree from home by taking online classes starting June 22.

Each credit hour is $75 and students must be at least 16 years old to enroll. Apply here.

Regent University’s Early College is a fantastic way for high schoolers to get a head start on college,” said Heidi Cece, associate vice president for enrollment management, in a prepared statement. “By offering these classes for only $75 per credit hour, we’re committed to helping high schoolers earn college credits that are high-quality and affordable.”

Students can take courses from multiple areas of study, including business, biology, English, math and psychology, according to the news release.

The discounted tuition rates apply for the summer and fall semesters with the rest of the university’s fees waived.

The deadline for application is June 15 and classes start June 22. For more information, visit Regent University’s Early College website.

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