High School Adult Diploma
The Clark College High School Adult Diploma is a 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.
- Students must have at least 50% of their high school credits complete.
- 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.
- In order to remain eligible for program, students must earn at least a grade of C or better in all classes for which they use the tuition waiver and maintain good academic standing.
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 placement test in the Assessment Center, located within Enrollment Services in Gaiser Hall, Room 128.
- Complete the new student orientation requirements.
- Obtain an official high school transcript. Official transcripts should remain 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 Transitional Studies Program Manager. Transcripts need to be submitted to T-Building 201 prior to appointment with manager. During the appointment, the program manager will create a customized education plan, including an estimated timeline for completion. To make an appointment , please call the Transitional Studies Reception Desk at 360-992-2741.
Transitional Studies Reception Desk
T-Building (TBG), Room 201