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Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 School Year!

Interested applicants need to complete the online application below, which includes a submission of a written essay, recommendations from two core teachers, and ability to place into college level writing (WRT 101 or higher) and math courses (MAT 142,151, 188 or higher).  Here is a PDF version of the application for students to use to prepare and gather all information needed for the application: Early College Application – For Reference Only


Ready to apply to the Early College?

Click below to begin the application process: 

Early College Application

Applications are due January 31st, 2020


20/21 SY Application Timeline:

  • November 20th – Application window opens
  • January 9th – Information Night at Vail Theater of the Arts, 6pm
  • January 31st – Application window closes
  • February – Interviews of eligible applicant
  • March – Decision notifications made to students
  • April – New Student Workshop Night* & Pima Orientation & Registration Day* (New EC Cohort Events) 
  • May – New Student Workshop Night* & New Parent Night (New EC Cohort Events) 


*If admitted into the Early College Program, students will be required to attend 3 Workshop events.

  • New Student Workshop Night #1 on April 2nd
  • Pima Orientation & Registration on April 6th 
  • New Student Workshop Night #2 on May 5th

Specifics and exact times will be sent to students upon acceptance into the program.