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High school students get a jump on a college degree or a career with tuition-free or reduced-cost classes from WATC.

Through the JumpStart program, WATC offers college options for high school students to take transferable general education courses and career and technical education classes during high school.

general education courses that are guaranteed to transfer to other public colleges and universities in kansas

JumpStart a four year degree

Special tuition rate of $69/credit hour for high school students helps families reduce the cost of a university degree

Free Tuition for Tech Ed Courses

JumpStart a high wage career

Free tuition for current high school students choosing from 300+ career and technical education classes at WATC

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Tara Canfield-Weber
Tara Canfield-WeberDean, General Education
Jena Roth
Jena RothAssociate Dean, High School Partnerships & Community Outreach
Kirsten Heimerman
Kirsten HeimermanHigh School Admissions Specialist, Surrounding Area
Breahna Gillespie
Breahna GillespieHigh School Admissions Specialist, Surrounding Area