Early College Academies

Early College Academies

College in High School


The Early College Academy concept introduces the college learning experience to high school juniors and seniors. Propel your career forward and take college credit in high school while immersing yourself in the college experience!

Imagine while most people are just graduating high school, you could be graduating with an associate degree and a high school diploma.

Link to the Academy Interest Form
  • It's an Easy 4 Step Process!


    Step 1: Before you can apply to the academies, you need to apply to Butler Community College. Once you are accepted, move on to step 2.

  • Step 2 - Appy to the Academy

    Early College Engineering Academy at Butler

    Completing the Academy Application is your next step. Choose the academy you wish to attend and fill out the application from the button on that page.

  • Step 3 - Placement Test

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    Placement tests are tests in Math and English. Contact the academies office to schedule your test(s).

  • Step 4 - Interview

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    You are almost done! Next, you meet with an academy director for your interview. Contact the academy office to make your appointment.

You can't pass this by!  Here's why.

  • Last year 93% of Academy graduates earned their Associate’s Degrees from Butler and their high school diplomas the same weekend.
  • Academy graduates earned over $1.2 million in scholarship offerings and were accepted at 100% of the colleges they applied to post-Academy including UCLA, Kings College London, Harvard, KU, K-State, Wichita State, Newman, Washburn and others. 
  • The total cost of any of our academy learning tracks range from $3,000 - $4,600.

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Contact Us

Lisa Bolin
Butler of Andover, 9100 Building
110 E. 21st Street
Andover, KS 67002


Contact our Division

Tonya Johnston
Butler of Rose Hill
Rose Hill, KS 67133

Niomi Thompson
316.218.6157 (Office)
Butler of Andover, 5000 Building
715 E. 13th St.
Andover, KS 67002

High School Student Enrollment Checklist

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If you want to attend Butler while still in high school, use this enrollment checklist.