PSEO Students

The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) is the program established by the State of Minnesota to "promote rigorous educational pursuits and provide a wider variety of options for students."

Through PSEO high school students in 10th, 11th and 12th grade in which students may earn both high school and college secondary and post secondary credit through Ridgewater while still being enrolled in high school. 

Ridgewater College is pleased to be able to offer PSEO options to high school students.

PSEO Resource Links

Post Secondary Enrollment Options

Eligible high school students are able to take college courses, tuition free, at one of Ridgewater College’s campuses, or online. Doing so allows them to earn both high school and college credits simultaneously.  Students have the flexibility to take all, or just a few, courses through the college.

Concurrent Enrollment

Partnering with area high schools, Ridgewater College offers some college courses to qualified high school students within their high school setting during regular school hours. All Concurrent Enrollment courses are taught by qualified high school instructors who partner with faculty from Ridgewater. Students who successfully complete a Concurrent Enrollment course receive both high school and college credits simultaneously.

  • May 1st for Fall Semester
  • December 1st for Spring Semester

High Schools may have their own application deadlines for students wanting PSEO classes. Check with your High School Counseling or Guidance Office.