College in High School - Westmoreland County Community College

College Classes Taught at High Schools

College in High School (also known as Dual Enrollment) courses are taught in your high school, by high school faculty, but for college credit!

Westmoreland has College in the High School agreements with the high schools featured on this page.   Please follow the Next Steps outlined below in order to complete your enrollment.  

  • Apollo Ridge
  • Belle Vernon
  • Brownsville
  • Burrell
  • Carmichaels
  • Connellsville
  • Derry Area
  • EWCTC
  • Franklin Regional
  • Freeport
  • Greater Latrobe
  • Greensburg-Salem
  • Hempfield
  • Indiana
  • Jeannette
  • Laurel Highlands
  • Leechburg
  • Ligonier Valley
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Norwin
  • Penn-Trafford
  • United
  • Valley
  • Yough

Next Steps

  1. Meet with your counselor and/or teachers to select high school courses approved for College in High School at Westmoreland.
  2.  Obtain a Parent Proxy form from your counselor or principal.   This form must be signed by you, your counselor and a parent.
  3. The second form you must complete is Westmoreland's online application for admissionBoth forms must be completed by deadline to successfully enroll.  Deadline is February 15, 2021 at 5:00pm. All forms received after the deadline will be subject to a $50 late fee. See the details below regarding deadlines. 
  4. Now that you have completed the enrollment process, you should watch your email closely for admissions confirmation, instructions on accessing the MyWestmoreland Portal, payment portal information and additional information about the CHS program.  Westmoreland uses your email to communicate with you throughout the semester.  Please check it regularly for updates.    You will be receiving a statement in the mail. 

Eligibility

Eligibility is determined by your high school offerings and is dependent upon your high school schedule. Learn more about College Now! eligibility here.

Deadlines

All forms received after the deadline will be subject to a $50 late fee. This fee is effective Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Late forms and applications will be accepted for a two week period following the deadline. No forms or applications will be accepted two weeks after the deadline. 

Helpful Reminders:

The classes that you are taking through the College in High School program at Westmoreland are worth college credit upon payment and passing the class(es) with a "C" or better.  Your student bill will be mailed to the address provided on your student's completed application.  

There are In-County and Out-of-County tuition. In-County rate is $60 per credit. You can receive the In-County rate if you live in Westmoreland or Indiana County. A three credit class will cost $180.  If your class is four credits, the cost will be $240. If you submit your forms after the deadline, there is a $50 late fee. 

Out-of-County rate is $120 per credit. Tuition is based on the student's declared residency/home address. If you live in Allegheny, Washington, Fayette, etc., you will be invoiced the Out-of-County rate. A three credit class at the Out-of-County rate is $360 and a four credit class will be $480. If you submit your forms after the deadline, there is a $50 late fee. 

Once accepted, you can also apply for a College NOW! scholarship. If you would like to apply, complete the form and you will be contacted with a status update.  Funding is limited. 

**Classes may have different start and end dates than classes taught at Westmoreland. Enrollment dates established for classes taught at the high school are set by Westmoreland and may have different add, drop, and withdrawal dates than the high school. Students enrolled in classes taught at the high school will follow school hours, breaks and class cancellation policies of the high school. The policies and procedures of the individual high school system apply regarding student conduct.