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College within the High School (CHS)

Mars Area High School partners with the Butler County Community College (BC3) College within the High School (CHS) program, offering students the opportunity to:
  • Take BC3 courses and earn college and high school credit for them at the same time
  • Transfer BC3 credits that satisfy general education requirements at four-year colleges
WHO: Juniors and seniors who meet eligibility requirements:
  • A cumulative QPA (Quality Point Average) of 3.0 or better
  • The recommendation of the high school guidance counselor or principal
STUDENT CREDIT: BC3 will award 3 college credits and Mars High School will award .5 high school credit for each successfully completed course.
For additional information about Mars Area High School's College within the High School Program, contact the Guidance Office at (724) 625-1581.