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!

Just imagine while most people are just graduating high school, you could be graduating with an associate degree too.

  • 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 82% of Academy graduates earned their Associate’s Degrees from Butler and their high school diplomas the same weekend.
  • Academy graduates earned over $500,000 in scholarship offerings and were accepted at 100% of the colleges they applied to post-Academy including UCLA, Kings College London, Harvard, KU, KState, 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 Admissions

Tonya Johnston
Rose Hill

Ashtin Mills
Admin Assistant


Contact our Division

Christy Streeter
Director of Early College Academies

Niomi Williams
Director of Early College Academies - Andover

High School Student Enrollment Checklist

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