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The Early College Program permits all high school students in Hudson County to enroll in up to 18 college-level credits per academic year and earn credits that may be applied towards a college degree upon high school graduation. Students participating in specific programs with partner high schools may have the opportunity to earn more credits or a full Associate Degree while still enrolled in high school.
By following these steps, you’ll be on your way to achieving your goals as an HCCC Early College Student.
Applying online is fast and easy.
Note: Students applying to the Early College Program should complete the Early College Application (not the Undergraduate Application).
It is important to follow these steps below when completing your application to ensure you receive the discount for Early College Students:
For important dates and deadlines, contact the Early College Program at (201) 360-5330 or email earlycollegeFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.
You may begin taking HCCC classes now at our Journal Square and North Hudson campuses, Secaucus Center, or online! Here’s what you need to do to get started:
The state of New Jersey requires that we ask all students who are enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) to provide proof of measles, mumps, rubella, and hepatitis B immunizations. All new students, regardless if they are full-time or part-time, must provide proof of the meningococcal immunization, unless they are exempt. Students can provide evidence that they are exempt because of the following reasons:
We accept the following as evidence of immunization:
Download and Fill Out Our Immunization Record Form.