UConn Early College Experience



Photo of a students working in a Chemistry Lab.

Students having fun and socializing outside at Avery Point campus.

Students receive tutoring at the Quantitative Learning Center at Homer Babbidge Library. .

Photo of a students with laptops at the School of Business Cafe.


What is UConn Early College Experience?

UConn Early College Experience (ECE) is a concurrent enrollment program that allows motivated high school students to take UConn courses at their high schools for both high school and college credit. Every course taken through UConn ECE is equivalent to the same course at the University of Connecticut. Students benefit by taking college courses in a warm setting that is both familiar and conducive to learning.

High school instructors who have been certified through the University of Connecticut serve as adjunct faculty members and teach UConn ECE courses.

Established in 1955, UConn Early College Experience is the nation's longest running concurrent enrollment program and is nationally accredited by The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).

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