High School Adult Diploma
The Clark College High School Adult Diploma is a bona fide high school diploma issued from the State of Washington through Clark College. Students complete college credit bearing classes at a reduced tuition rate to count toward both their remaining high school requirements and a degree or certificate.
Students must be age 18 and over and their high school class must have graduated. Washington state residents age 19 or older pay 1/3 of the posted tuition rate.
- Students must be age 18 and over and their high school class must have graduated.
- Students 18 years of age must pay full tuition for classes.
- Washington residents age 19 and over are eligible for a reduced tuition rate equal to 1/3 of the posted tuition rate.
- Non-residents pay in state tuition rates for any classes required to complete the diploma.
- All students are responsible for any additional class fees and books.
- Students under 21 are subject to State Testing and other non-credit requirements for their graduating class.
- Clark College transfer-level courses completed to earn the high school adult diploma may also count toward college degree or certificate requirements.
Students who completed the necessary requirements and credits for an adult diploma prior to submitting records for an evaluation, will be required to successfully complete a three-credit Clark College course before a diploma will be issued. Credit classes previously completed at Clark College may meet this requirement.
How do I enter the program?
- Apply for Admissions: Apply online or in person at the Welcome Center, located in Gaiser Hall, Room 128.
- Complete the COMPASS test in the Assessment Center, located in the Penguin Union Building, Room 015.
- Complete the new student orientation requirements.
- Obtain an official high school transcript. Official transcripts should remian in a
sealed envelope from the school or school district the student last attended. Contact
the high school or high school district for more information on obtaining an official
- Meet with the High School Completion Specialist and bring a copy of the official transcript to the appointment. During the appointment, the specialist will evaluate the transcript and create a customized education plan, including an estimated timeline to completion. To make an appointment to meet with the High School Completion Specialist, call the Transitional Studies Reception Desk at 360-992-2741.
Transitional Studies Program Manager
T-Building, Room 201
firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-992-2780