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  • A Program for Current High School Students to Earn College Credits

    High school students, you can start earning college credits now by participating in Hudson County Community College’s Early College program.

    The Early College program permits high school juniors and seniors to enroll in up to 18 college-level credits per academic year and earn credits towards a degree. Upon graduating from high school, credits for the HCCC classes may be applied towards a college degree.

    Hudson County Community College’s Early College program is open to students who demonstrate the knowledge and ability to take and successfully complete college-level work. You must be a current rising junior and rising senior high school students (sophomores entering junior studies in their next term, and juniors entering senior studies in their next term) to participate in the Early College program.

    You may begin taking HCCC classes now at our Journal Square and North Hudson campuses! Here’s what you need to do to get started:
        • Submit an application — please click here to access the application form
          and Student Agreement.
        • Obtain the signatures required on the application form (yours and those of your
          Guidance Counselor and parent/guardian).
        • Submit the completed form to the Early College Office via email (earlycollege@hccc.edu)
          or postal mail (Hudson County Community College - Early College, 2 Enos Place, Room 104,
          Jersey City, NJ 07306).
        • Our staff will contact you to schedule a day for taking the Accuplacer test and
          help you enroll in classes.

    For more complete information about the Early College program, contact us at (201) 360-5330, or e-mail earlycollege@hccc.edu.
    Please click here for the current HCCC catalog and schedule of classes.


  • Contact Information

    Early College Program
    2 Enos Place, Room J104
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    Phone: (201) 360-5330
    Fax: (201) 360-4308
    Email: EarlyCollege@hccc.edu

    *For High Tech Students Only:

    Adriana Soto
    Student Success Coach

    1 High Tech Way, Room G119
    Secaucus, NJ 07094
    Phone: (201) 360-4385
    Email: SecaucusCenter@hccc.edu
    Book An Appointment Here