Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Cleveland is a four-year public school that provides students with the unique opportunity to take a two-year, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades. Through the partnership between Bard College and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, we make it possible for students to earn both a high school diploma and up to 60 transferable college credits and an Associate in Arts degree from Bard College within four years.
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The Office of Admission at Cleveland is committed to recruiting highly motivated young adults from across the City of Cleveland. We seek to admit those applicants who demonstrate maturity, intellectual curiosity, and a love of learning.