Colby-Sawyer College has announced a partnership with a Vermont academy that will benefit junior and senior level students. According to a press release issued Tuesday by the New London college, they have signed an agreement with St. Johnsbury Academy, which will now allow junior and senior academy students to take college-level courses at its location in St. Johnsbury.
The Academy is a private non-profit boarding school that enrolls students in grades 9-12. This new partnership will allow the high school students to receive partial college education that will work towards their high school graduation requirements as well as college credits and a transcript from Colby-Sawyer.
The agreement stands to last for five years and was signed by Colby-Sawyer President Tom Galligan and St. Johnsbury Academy Headmaster Thomas Lovett.
The collaboration will launch in the fall of this year and will offer classes in fine arts, performing arts, and business administration, all of which will be taught by Academy teachers, selected by Colby-Sawyer.
To enroll in the college courses, students can pay $150 per four credit course.