The Advanced Studies Program at Paul Smith’s College
The Advanced Studies Program at Paul Smith’s College offers high school students an opportunity to earn college credits while in high school. While these courses are taught through your high school, all instructors are certified by Paul Smith’s College, and follow the same syllabus as is used at Paul Smith’s College
The partnership Paul Smith’s College has created with local high schools provides an added benefit to students and families- the price! Since these courses are taught at your high school, we are able to keep the cost at an affordable rate of $40 per credit hour. With a typical course like English Composition I worth 3 credits; you pay a total of $120! A typical Paul Smith’s students pays over $900 for this course.
For helpful information about the transferring of Paul Smith’s credits to other institutions, please review the FAQ guide. For a student who chooses to enroll in a degree program at Paul Smith’s College, the credits earned in high school will be applied towards your major of choice. You may be able to accelerate your studies and complete your degree program early!
Congratulations on taking the first step toward a college degree!
Registration for the 20-21 school year is closed.
If you have any question about registration please contact Hannah Ackerman, Advanced Studies Coordinator.
Instructor & Student Resources
Students & Parents
There are two options to pay for your Advanced Studies Course(s):
Check or Money Order
- Made payable to “Paul Smith’s College”
- Reference student name in the memo line
- Send to:
Paul Smith’s College
ATTN: Advanced Studies
P.O. Box 265
Paul Smith’s, NY 12970
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express
Please call Hannah Ackerman, Advanced Studies Coordinator, directly to make a payment over the phone: 518-327-6021
*ALL BALANCES MUST BE PAID IN FULL*