Pre-College Credit

Wilmington University Pre-College Credit options provide an opportunity for students to earn college credit while still attending high school. These programs allow high-achieving high school students, capable of meeting an increased challenge, the opportunity to earn college credit by taking Wilmington University courses right on-site at their high school, a Wilmington University location or through a high school career pathway.

Earn college credit at a WilmU location.

The Early College Credit Program allows high-achieving high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit by attending courses at a Wilmington University location, including online.

Students will actively participate in classroom discussions with fellow college students and professors, gaining a taste of college life.


All students and guardians interested in the Early College Credit program must review the online orientation to prepare for the application process.

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Complete Dual Enrollment credit at your high school.

Wilmington University has partnered with area high schools to offer WilmU courses on the high school campus. Dual Enrollment enables high school students to earn college credit while fulfilling graduation requirements, with classes held during the regular school day.

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Earn college credit through your high school Career Pathway.

Wilmington University accepts Career and Delaware Pathway credits, which are offered at select Delaware high schools. Students who complete a career-oriented Career and Technical Education (CTE) program can earn up to 18 articulated credits and are guaranteed admission to the majority of WilmU’s undergraduate degree programs.

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Getting Started

Not sure which option is right for you? Submit an interest form and we will send you more information and your next steps.

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If you have any questions about our Pre-College programs, please speak with the program advisor at your high school or contact our team at