Step 1: How to apply
The On-Campus Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) program allows high school juniors and seniors in Minnesota high schools and home school students to enroll in college level courses and receive both high school and college credit. It is also available to 10th graders who meet the criteria to enroll in specific Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
Meet with your High School Counselor/Home School Parent to determine if you qualify for the Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) program.
- Seniors: You must rank in the top half of their high school class. If the school does not compute high school rank, students may be admitted on the basis of a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
- Juniors: You must rank in the top third of their high school class. If the school does not compute high school rank, students may be admitted on the basis of a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
- Sophomores: You must have taken the 8th grade MCA reading test in the 8th grade and have met the composite proficiency level of meets or exceeds.
PSEO application deadlines
Fall semester start: June 10th
Spring semester start: December 10th
Go to Step 2: Apply
College in the Schools
Lake Superior College also offers two programs that allow you to earn college credit while you stay at your high school.
Concurrent Enrollment allows high school juniors and seniors to earn both high school and college credit for classes offered through a high school and taught by a high school teacher. LSC partners with 22 area high schools offering over 150 concurrent enrollment courses for college credit.
Honors Online allows high school juniors and seniors to earn both college and high school credit for online classes offered by the college and taught by college teachers, but taken via the Internet at their high school campus. This allows students to be enrolled in college classes and stay at the high school campus. LSC partners with 16 area high schools offering honors online courses to over 200 students.
Contact your high school counselor to apply for one of these programs.