The UTSA Early Birds Dual Credit Program allows eligible juniors and seniors from high schools across San Antonio to earn college credits while still in high school. All Dual Credit coursework will count as high school as well as college credit. Early Bird students will attend classes on UTSA campuses, earning credits in highly transferable, core curriculum courses. Every participating student will the opportunity to experience everything a top tier four year university has to offer.
Directed by the Institute for P-20 Initiatives, this program works in collaboration with K-12 districts and internal UTSA partners to insure the success of each and every participating student. The Early Birds Dual Credit Program implements an innovative model, centered around three primary focuses: student experience, rigor, and college readiness. Our goal is to not only provide the highest quality dual credit courses and experiences for our students, but to also ensure they go on to successfully apply, attend, and graduate college with their degrees.
To be eligible for UTSA Early Birds, you must:
- Be 16 years of age or older
- Be in good academic standing with your current high school
- Be college admissible in the subject matter of dual credit course(s) through TSI completion
- OR be college admissible in the subject matter of dual credit course(s) through exemption by SAT or ACT test scores