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Cromwell, CT 06416

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Take Credit! Program Overview

High School and Homeschool students, welcome to the first step towards your college career! The Take Credit! program at Holy Apostles College and Seminary is available to current high school and homeschool students providing the opportunity to earn college credit before graduation. The 100% online college courses are both flexible and affordable. 

Holy Apostles College and Seminary is a Cardinal Newman Guide Recommend Catholic College located in beautiful Cromwell, CT. Students enjoy the convenience, affordability and flexibility to study 100% Online without any residency requirements

What are the advantages?

  • Greater flexibility in course choices including theology and philosophy
  • Higher rate of credit transfer with class-based grading instead of exam grade (i.e. AP
  • Total immersion in college environment through interaction with professors and students
  • Graduate college sooner by taking general education requirements now while dual-
  • Truly affordable tuition at a faithful, Catholic college
  • “Easy Apply” to Undergraduate Programs at Holy Apostles

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who is eligible for the Take Credit! Program?

A: High School and Home Schooled students who have completed their 10th grade year are eligible to apply for the Take Credit! Program at Holy Apostles College & Seminary. 

Q: Which courses can a student enroll in each semester?

A: Students may enroll in any of our 100 and 200 level courses. All Take Credit! students will work with their Academic Advisor to enroll in their courses. Take Credit! offers more of a variety of courses than AP Courses. Students may enroll in 1-2 courses per semester.

Q: With which schools does Holy Apostles have memoranda of understanding?

Holy Apostles College & Seminary currently has memoranda of understanding with the following schools enabling their qualified high school age students to enter into college-level coursework following their sophomore year in high school through our Take Credit! program.

High Schools

Academy of the Holy Family
Angelicum Academy
Chaminade High School
Chesterton Academy of Rochester
Holy Family Academy
Imago Dei Classical Academy
Maryland Catholic Homeschoolers (ARCH)
Mount Royal Academy
Regina Caeli, Inc.

If you are a student at one of these schools, please see your school principal for details. If you are the administrator of a Catholic high school and would like to arrange a memorandum of understanding with Holy Apostles, please contact Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP, Vice-President of External Affairs at smahfood@holyapostles.edu.

Q: How many courses can a student enroll in each semester?

A: Students may enroll in 1-2 courses per semester. 


Q: Where can Take Credit! students study?

A: Take Credit! students take classes 100% online. Holy Apostles College and Seminary does not allow students to attend classes on campus until they reach 18 years of age. However, minors are welcome to begin studies online in our Take Credit program. Holy Apostles College & Seminary offers fall, spring, and summer online semesters.

Q: How many credits are each course?
A: All courses offered are 3-credit courses. Science courses offer an additional optional lab. All lab courses are 1 credit.

Learn More About Take Credit!

Jacqueline Reiss

Take Credit! Program Liaison

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