New Jersey Adult Education
Thirty College Credit Program
The Thirty College Credit program provides adults the opportunity to obtain a high school diploma via the college credit route. Candidates must have completed at least 30 general education college credits leading to a degree at an accredited institution of higher education. Included in the 30 general education credits must be a minimum of 15 credits with at least three credits in each of the five general education categories as follows: Communications, Mathematics, Science, Social Science and Humanities. Candidates must also submit a New Jersey statewide assessment test record or results of one the college tests including the Accuplacer/SAT/ACT as part of the application.
If all requirements are met, a State-issued high school diploma is awarded. Please note: A letter of verification is included with the diploma in lieu of an official transcript.
For more information on specific requirements and an application, click http://www.nj.gov/education/students/adulted/30ccapp.pdf.
A grade C or better is needed in all courses in order for the class to be used in awarding the diploma.