Early College

Early College in our Backyard- Unity College! 

  • Unity College allows juniors or seniors from RSU 3 who are in the top 25% of their class to take one class per semester at Unity College for a fee of $50 per course. Students may choose from 1000 or 2000 level courses. Any fees, books, etc are the responsibility of the students. 
  • Students must submit the High School Partnership Application, Transcript showing top 25% of class, and recommendation from School Counselor 
 
Aspirations Programs:
  • Aspirations Eligible Institutions : University of Maine System, Maine Community College System  nd Maine Maritime Academy
  • GENERAL Academic and approval requirements: 
  • The eligible institution has space available for the secondary student; 
  • A junior or senior maintaining a minimum secondary school grade of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, or the equivalent of a "B" average; 
  • The eligible institution has determined that the student has satisfactorily completed any course prerequisites;
Aspirations through UMaine: 
  • Academ-e consists of online courses representing five broad areas: mathematics, sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences.

  • Students may take up to 6 credits per semester, 12 credits per year free of charge (with the exception of books and supplies). Visit http://umaine.edu/academ-e/ and see your school counselor for more info. 

 

Aspirations through UMA:

  • The program is limited to courses taught through on-site instruction and UMA interactive television courses offered at University Centers.

  • Students may take up to 6 credits per semester, 12 credits per year free of charge (with the exception of books and supplies). Visit http://www.uma.edu/assets/docs/admissions/hsAspirations.pdf and see your school counselor for more info.