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NEW: UPDATES TO ASCENT & CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS
The PWR of ASCENT
Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT) is a fifth-year high school program that allows students to participate in concurrent enrollment the year after 12th grade. Qualified students who have completed at least 9 credit hours of postsecondary coursework prior to completion of their 12th grade year may be eligible for the ASCENT Program. See more eligibility requirements.
Students & Parents: please check with your high school counselor for specific information regarding how your school district administers the ASCENT Program.
Postsecondary & Workforce Readiness (PWR)
ASCENT provides an accelerated opportunity for students to earn a postsecondary credential, helping students develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be postsecondary and workforce ready.
Annual Report on Dual and Concurrent Enrollment
- Annual Report on Dual and Concurrent Enrollment in Colorado (includes state-wide ASCENT data)
- Previous Annual Concurrent Enrollment Reports
ASCENT participants remain students in their Local Education Provider (LEP) for one year following their 12th grade year. The LEP receives ASCENT specific per-pupil state funding that it uses to pay their college tuition at the resident community college rate. Students receive their high-school diplomas at the end of their ASCENT year. [C.R.S. § 22-35-108]