Hillcrest High School Collegiate Academy
  • Hillcrest High School is expanding college opportunities for students, thanks to an exciting partnership with Richland College. Students who attend Hillcrest E-TECH at Richland College will have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and up to 60 college credit hours or an associate degree in four years. Students in the collegiate program will be able to start and complete a four-year degree in less time that their peers. In addition, students will become familiar with the effort required to successfully complete collegiate level coursework while a high school student.  

    Best of all, this opportunity comes tuition-free!

    Areas of Study

    Hillcrest E-TECH students will have the opportunity to develop the skills and experience to explore and engage with electrical engineering practices, acquire the communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills that are necessary for success in the 21st century classroom in the field of engineering.

    An emphasis on engineering careers will equip students to excel in one of the following pathways:

    • Pre-Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering

     Benefits of enrolling in Hillcrest E-TECH at Richland College

    College Credit Hours

    Number of potential college credits students can earn in the Hillcrest Collegiate Academy

    Potential Savings

    Potential savings on two years of community college tuition and books

    Classroom Instruction

    Instruction in a small, personalized learning environment

    Work Experience

    Opportunity to participate in a high-quality work experience via a professional internship