High school juniors and seniors save money on tuition and get a Running Start on college credits!
Over the past five years, the number of Running Start students earning both their high school diploma and an associate degree has doubled!*
In addition, Running Start students perform better academically than other LCC students. In academic year 2017, Running Start students earned an average GPA of 3.2, compared to 3.0 for all other students.
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Running Start allows 11th and 12th grade students to take college courses. Students who meet eligibility requirements have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit at the same time, without paying tuition.
Undocumented students in Washington state have the right to attend colleges and universities. Many qualify for state-funded financial aid because of the Washington Dream Act, also called The Real Hope Act which was signed into law in 2014.
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*98 Running Start students earned an associate degree in 2016-17, compared to 49 in 2012-13.