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Early Placement Status (Early College)

A high school student (age 16 or older) may be permitted to enroll at Allegany College of Maryland either as a full-time or part-time early college student, under the following conditions:

  1. To be a part-time student, one must have (1) the written approval of the high school principal, and (2) completed all normal college admission requirements, including the Placement Test.
  2. To be a full-time student, one must have met the above conditions and have completed all high school graduation requirements, except fourth-year English.

As a reward for their interest in furthering themselves through education, early college students receive a 50 percent tuition discount. The discount applies to any student from any county or state -- whatever tuition rate applies.

Early college students are either high school students who are enrolled in one or more Allegany College of Maryland courses, or students who have waived their senior year in high school to enroll early in college.


Other Special Situations

Special Gifted and Talented In special circumstances, Allegany College of Maryland can accept, with approval from school officials, a student who has completed seventh grade and has attained a score of 1200 or more on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or a score of 22 or more on the American College Test (ACT).
Provisional Admission Applicants not providing all required admissions materials at the time of their registration may be provisionally admitted. When the required admissions data have been furnished, the student's status will be changed to unrestricted.
Admission as
a Transient
Transient students take courses at Allegany College of Maryland and then transfer their credits toward a degree at another college. Transient students should have written authorization from the registrar's office of the home institution to insure transferability of credits.