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Jump Start

Are you a high school student looking to save time and money by taking college courses now?

The Jump Start program can help you earn dual credit for high school and college, earn transferable college credit, and take advanced courses that are not offered at the high school level. If you are a high school junior or senior with a GPA of at least a 2.5, you may take a total of 12 credit hours as a Jump Start student at Grace College.

Through Jump Start, you’ll enter college with significant academic advantages and cost savings.

Classes and Credits

Jump Start students can take a total of 12 credit hours. Juniors may take three credit hours per semester; seniors may take up to six credit hours per semester. Courses are offered on-campus only. Online course options are not open to Jump Start students.

Learn more about the classes you can take to jump start your college career


 $100 per credit hour

Admissions Process

Apply online and submit your high school transcript to

Below is a list of requirements to be considered for admission into the Jump Start Program at Grace.

  • High school junior or senior
  • GPA: 2.5 minimum

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