Tacoma

Running Start

Running Start allows high school students to simultaneously earn high school and college/university credit which they can then transfer to a four-year degree.

At UW Tacoma, Running Start students apply as freshmen. If you are admitted, college credit will be awarded for those college-level courses that have been successfully completed and meet UW transfer credit equivalencies. Running Start students still need to meet high school core requirements and submit SAT or ACT scores.