Students Can Graduate High School with a College Degree!

  • Bearcat Collegiate Program LogoThe Bearcat Collegiate Program allows students to earn college credit while attending Sherman High School. Students begin the program as freshmen and complete an associate degree from Grayson College at the same time as their high school diploma. Classes are taught online by college professors.

    Save on College 

    • College credits at a fraction of the cost of four-year schools
    • Tuition is free for students who qualify based on low family income
    • Credits transfer to other colleges and universities

    Prepare for the Future

    • Students get a head start on their college and career goals
    • Students can earn industry certifications along with an associate degree to get a job in their chosen career field
    • Experience with dual credit courses eases the transition to college life

    Eighth graders interested in participating in the Bearcat Collegiate Program in high school must complete an application and take the TSIA2 English college placement exam. Learn more about the application process here