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Early College Online (ECO)

Early College Online (ECO) allows students to take college classes at an accredited University, all while attending high school or an equivalent program. 

Courses are delivered in an asynchronous online format through Southern Utah University. The credits earned can be applied towards an Associate or Bachelor degree at SUU, or they can be transferred to another college or university.

Benefits for ECO Students

  • Cost Savings: At only $75 USD per credit tuition, you can take college courses at a significantly reduced rate.
  • Broader Perspective: Engage in an online Global Classroom with peers around the world.
  • Build Confidence: Develop the critical thinking skills and good study habits necessary for success at the college level.
  • Accelerate Learning: Meet university GE requirements and shorten the time needed to earn your degree.
  • Explore Interests: Courses offered are designed to trigger your curiosity and develop your strengths
High school student earning college credit online

Requirements to Participate

Minimum 3.0 GPA requirement or equivalent

Parent/Guardian permission

High School transcripts or equivalent

Demonstrated English language proficiency*

Copy of your passport or government-issued identification*

*Additional requirement for international students.

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Early College Online (ECO)