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La Roche University’s Scholar Credit Initiative Program (SCIP) offers high school students a convenient way to get ahead, save money and explore college-level courses.

Program Benefits

  • Save money while earning credit. You pay $235 per credit hour vs. $811 per credit hour.
  • Get used to learning in a college environment.
  • Choose from a wide variety of courses.
  • Earn up to 15 credits toward your college education.

Course Subjects

  • Math
  • English
  • Oral Communication
  • French/Spanish
  • History
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Psychology 

How to Apply

To be considered for SCIP at La Roche University, you must:

  • Be a high school sophomore, junior or senior to participate.
  • Submit a completed SCIP application form to the Office of Freshman Admissions.
  • Submit a current transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or greater and at least sophomore standing at the time of application.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your high school counselor. Home-schooled students may submit a letter of recommendation from an organization leader or advisor.

We’re Here to Help

If you have questions or need assistance, our Admissions team is here for you. Contact us via email or give us a call: or call 412-536-1272.

Students who want to take dual-enrollment courses at their own high schools should visit the Scholar Program page for more details.