CU Succeed Program
University of Colorado Denver
information about the CU Succeed Program of the University of Colorado Denver
is intended to help high schools provide information about CU Succeed courses
to students and parents/legal guardians in accordance with the requirements of H.B. 16-1144-Concurrent enrollment
programs-notice to students, which was enacted in March of 2016.
which is also available on the CU Succeed Program website, can help students
and parents/guardians learn about concurrent enrollment options and make more
informed decisions about enrolling in concurrent enrollment courses offered at
their high schools.
Courses: The courses offered
through the CU Succeed Program are equivalent in every way to the same courses
taught on the CU Denver campus with respect to content, quantity and quality of
work required, and the standards used to evaluate student learning and
performance. Only courses that are
approved and taught on the CU Denver campus are offered in the high schools.
All courses are
credit-bearing and are applicable toward earning a degree at an institution of
Credit: Students who enroll
in and successfully complete CU Succeed courses receive both high school credit
and academic credit from CU Denver.
Earned CU Denver credits are
recorded on an official CU Denver transcript, which is identical to that
issued to regularly enrolled students on campus. Students need be aware that the grades they
earn in CU Succeed courses establish a permanent academic record and an
official grade point average at all of the University of Colorado campuses. Transcripts are available upon on completion
of a course, and students may request that transcripts be sent to institutions
to which they are applying.
Cost: Tuition for a CU
Succeed course is currently $77 per credit.
There are no additional fees; however, students are financially
responsible for tuition, unless they attend a high school in a district that
pays tuition on their students’ behalf. Students
who enroll in CU Succeed courses are not
eligible to receive assistance from the College Opportunity Fund (COF).
Transfer and Applicability of Credits:
Policies pertaining to the transfer of credits and the specific ways
in which they apply to degree requirements vary from institution to
institution. Consequently, CU Denver
cannot guarantee that its courses will in all cases be accepted by all
institutions, or that the courses will satisfy degree requirements in all core
areas or majors.
institutions that accept University of Colorado credits will accept those
earned in CU Succeed courses. Students
who know to which colleges or universities they will apply are encouraged to
obtain transfer information from those institutions prior to enrolling in CU
Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways. A large number of courses
offered by the CU Succeed Program are approved Guaranteed Transfer (GT)
Pathways courses. These courses will
transfer and apply to GT Pathways requirements in Liberal Arts and Sciences
bachelor’s degree programs at public Colorado institutions in accordance with
the Statewide Transfer and GT Pathways Policy.
This should not be
interpreted to mean that CU Succeed courses that are not designated (GT)
Pathways courses will not transfer to other public Colorado institutions. These courses often are a part of the core
curriculum at other institutions and may satisfy a requirement or transfer as
Schools may determine
if the University of Colorado Denver CU Succeed courses they offer are approved
as Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways courses on the GT Pathways website of the
Colorado Department of Higher Education.