Running Start is a program where students in high school may attend Clark College to earn both high school and college credits.

To qualify for Running Start:

  • You must be a Junior or Senior as determined by your high school and/or school district.
  • You must be currently enrolled in a Washington State public high school.
  • If you are home schooled, or in a private school, you will need to enroll in your neighborhood public high school as “intent to home school”.
  • You can participate in Running Start for three quarters as a Junior and three quarters as a Senior.
  • Students must apply to the college.


Running Start Equivalency List


For more information, Clark College’s website.


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