Step Ahead: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How old must I be to take a course?

A: Step Ahead accepts students who are at least 16 years old or in 11th grade.

Q:  What is the cost of the course?

A:  Students pay a tuition amount of $218.00 for a course. The cost of tuition is payable in advance and non-refundable unless the application is rejected.

Q:  Do I have to pay any fees?

A:  No fees are charged the student.

Q:  How many courses may I take per year?

A:  A student may only take one course per semester or 3 courses per year.

Q:  What must I do to be admitted into the program?

A:  Complete the Step Ahead application form and return it to Office of Admission, Step Ahead Program, with a check for $198.00 payable to Georgian Court University.  We will evaluate your application and confirm your registration in the program subject to the below requirements.  An adviser or GCU representative will answer questions.

Q:  What are the typical requirements for the program?

A:  Students are expected to have a 3.0 GPA, greater than 82 high school average, or B or better grades in their high school courses.  A supporting letter from a teacher or counselor is required.  Continuation in the program is contingent on maintaining your GPA in good academic standing.

If you have any questions about STEP AHEAD please contact

Tracey Howard-Ubelhoer, Office of Admissions, 732.987.2700 or howardt@georgian.edu


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