Earn college credit while in high school at half the regular tuition rate

Ready to jump-start your college education? You can begin earning college credit while in high school at one-half the regular tuition rate through Washburn University's Concurrent Enrollment Partnership. Students who have taken CEP courses are more prepared for the academic rigor of college and have higher rates of graduation. CEP courses are offered at Hayden, Highland Park, Seaman, Shawnee Heights, Silver Lake, Topeka High, Topeka West and Washburn Rural High School.


Save money by receiving 50 percent tuition discount: Your cost is $150 per credit hour,* *Tuition rates are subject to change per Board of Regents approval. For more detailed information regarding tuition and various payment methods, please see Payment Information for High School Students.

Student qualifications and expectations

  • With a 3.0 or higher GPA you can begin to take classes your sophomore year.
  • As a CEP student, you can enroll in six credit hours in a given semester. You can request an exception from the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences to take more.
  • As a CEP student, the expectation is for you to demonstrate active engagement in the course and a commitment to learning, as well as conscientiously achieve the objectives outline in course syllabi.
  • As a Washburn University student, you are bound by the academic honesty and integrity policies of the University, including prohibition on cheating and plagiarism.
Washburn students chat in the Welcome Center in Morgan Hall.

Steps to apply and enroll

To apply and enroll in CEP, you must:

1. Visit becomeanichabod.washburn.edu and create an account
2. Click “Apply Online,” select the CEP application and complete it
3. Visit your high school counselor to complete the hard copy New Student Enrollment form