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What is College in the Schools?

Our Students

College in the Schools (CITS) is a University of Minnesota Duluth program that offers college courses to students still enrolled in high school. By participating in CITS, students can receive college course credit equivalencies for their coursework and jump start their college career, all while learning to transition to college life and challenge their academic goals.

Click on the student's page to find out more information about becoming a UMD CITS student.

Our Teachers

Through participation in the CITS program, high schools and teachers can strengthen their school and curriculum while simultaneously challenging their students to achieve even more. Click on the teachers page to learn more about becoming a CITS teacher and to access current teacher resources.

Did you know UMD's CITS program is NACEP AccreditedNACEP Accreditation Logo

The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) awards accreditation to programs after a comprehensive peer review by a team of experienced representatives who review NACEP’s 17 national standards for program quality in the areas of: curriculum, faculty, students, assessment, and program evaluation.


Check to see if your district participates in the College in the Schools program and see the variety of courses offered.