Missouri State University Early College

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Earn MSU College Credit Online as a High School Student

Take Early College courses online and study independently. Start building your transcript before enrolling as a Missouri State freshman.

Get an affordable head start on your degree.

Save time. Save money.

Get a head start on your education taking online courses, on your own time, from Missouri State.



Pay only $70 per credit hour plus an e-book fee.
Save on tuition


Save over 70% of what you would pay for an online course as an MSU freshman.
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Combine Early College courses with dual credit courses. You may qualify for an automatic $1,000 scholarship.
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Some Early College courses apply to MSU's general education requirements. If you attend another Missouri public college or university, Core42 courses are guaranteed to transfer.
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