Spring Accelerate Program

Choosing to pursue college credit at Baylor during your high school days is a tremendous undertaking and is meant for only those students that are prepared to be challenged and stretched and are ready to excel.

Home-schooled students and students whose high school is currently not an Accelerate Affiliate, may be enrolled independently as they gain experience and college credit. These students may enroll in a select offering of classes taught by Baylor faculty.

Standards for Admission are as follows:
  • Accelerate prepares students for the rigor of Baylor and other college classes and if completed successfully, will demonstrate students' ability to perform in college-level courses. Academically exemplary rising high school seniors and rising high school juniors are eligible to apply. 
  • Accelerate applicants must submit transcripts with ALL high school semesters of work they have completed. 
  • A student’s high school transcript must demonstrate a strong record of academic success. Baylor recommends that students are on track to complete 4-year units of math and 4-year units of science by the time they graduate from high school. 
  • Other students – considered on a case-by-case basis with approval and recommendation from their high school counselor.
Tuition and Fees
  • $750 per credit hour tuition. Most courses are 3-4 hours of credit, so the Accelerate courses are between $2,250-3,000 a class. (A savings of $1,300 per hour!)
Course Offerings

Spring 2022 course offerings coming soon!

The application for Spring 2022 will be available in August.
For more information about Baylor's Accelerate, contact Kristy Brischke.


"I truly enjoyed learning about incredible topics in such a friendly and flexible environment. From the teachers to my fellow classmates, I always felt comfortable asking questions or offering viewpoints. Seeing how an actual college course is structured, despite only being in high school, also allowed me to sharpen skills, such as critical thinking and self-motivation. Without this program, I would've never unlocked new passions or new avenues of studies for when I am lucky enough to attend Baylor." ~ Mary