Global Early College Online (GECO)

Global Early College Online (GECO) allows students around the world to take college classes at an accredited University, all while attending high school or an equivalent program. Students may find themselves in classes with peers from their own and other countries, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn in an international environment without having to leave home.

Courses are delivered in an asynchronous online format through Southern Utah University, USA. The credits earned can be applied towards an Associate or Bachelor degree at SUU, or a number of universities in the US and around the world.

Benefits for GECO Students

  • At only $75 USD per credit, you can take college courses at a significantly reduced rate.
  • Engage in an Global Classroom online with peers around the world.
  • Build confidence in your ability to be successful at college in a safe and structured environment.
  • Get a head start on college and shorten the time needed to earn your degree.
  • Courses offered are designed to help you discover your interests.
  • Develop the critical thinking skills and good study habits necessary for success at the college level.
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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Global Early College Online (GECO)