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If you plan to go to college, then this is the path for you!​

Take courses that interest you and give you a head start on your future major.

The FLEXable College Track at CHS gives you more flexibility in what you study. You decide your courses. Follow your interests. Your dreams. Your passions. Focus on a curriculum that will not only help you get into college but also succeed while there. 

High School Credits Required for College Diploma Program

  • 1 Physical Education (Recommended)
  • 1 Fine Arts (Recommended)
  • 2 Foreign Language (Recommended)

Our 24 credit online high school diploma for college track supplies essential coursework in key areas of study with the flexibility to customize class selection to reflect areas that interest you. 

Your path to college starts here. Program features include:

Diploma for College | 24 Credits

Fulfills all high school graduation and diploma requirements, PLUS additional coursework required for college and university admissions

$129 per month

Enrolling in our Online High School is Easy

1 - Click Enroll Now

Click on the Enroll Now button below and fill out our online high school admissions form.

2 - Submit Payment

Submit the first tuition payment to the online high school admissions department.

3 - Start Learning

Admissions will send you a login to begin your orientation course immediately.

College Diploma Program Advantages

Citizens prepares you for the next chapter in your journey

Reasons why the CHS College Diploma Program is right for you:

Sample 4-Year Course Plan

English IEnglish IIEnglish IIIEnglish IV
Environmental, Earth Space, or Physical ScienceBiology + LabChemistry + Lab, Anatomy & Physiology + LabU.S. Government
World HistoryU.S. HistoryGeometry or Algebra IIEconomics
Pre-Algebra or Algebra IAlgebra I or GeometryElective #5Elective #8 or Fine Arts Course (Recommended)
Elective #1Elective #3 or Foreign Language I (Recommended)Elective #6 or Foreign Language II (Recommended)Elective #9
Elective #2 or Physical Education (Recommended)Elective #4Elective #7Elective #10


Yes, Citizens High School is regionally accredited through the MSACESS (Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools). We are also nationally accredited by DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission). CHS has been nationally accredited for nearly 40 years, making us the second oldest active nationally accredited distance education high school in the United States. Learn more here. 

Yes, while CHS does not guarantee employment or acceptance into a specific college or university, our diploma is nationally accredited and our credits are accepted at most public and private universities. For those students interested in continuing their educations at 4-year institutions, we strongly recommend enrollment in our College Diploma track. For students interested in entering directly into the workforce, we suggest completing the Career Diploma track.

Yes, all courses and materials for CHS Online are completed online. The only exception to this policy will be in the science courses where hands-on experiments may be conducted using materials found around the home. Also some electives may require specialized equipment, but those items will be listed in the course syllabus for those specific courses.

The CHS Online tuition model is simple – $129 per month and you can take up to two courses at one time. There are no hidden fees, just study at your own pace, in your own environment.

Tuition payments will be automatically deducted from your account each month based on the day you enroll. A student who enrolls on the 10th of the month will be automatically charged on the 10th of every month moving forward. 

Yes, our Student Services department will be happy to work with you and set your payment day to what works best for you. Please feel free to give Student Services a call at 866-955-8798.

At CHS we will accept up to 75% of credits that you have previously earned. This can reduce your overall costs for online high school classes. Learn more here. 

Yes, for a homeschool student to receive credit for courses completed via home education, our admissions team will need to review your home school portfolio. For information on transferring home school credits, click here

Our online high school courses are designed to be completed in 16 weeks, with a focus on one lesson per week.  By doubling or tripling the amount of lessons you complete each week, you can finish a course in as little as 28 days.  As long as you are focusing on one lesson per week, it is up to you to set the pace that works best for your schedule.  

For best performance, you should access your courses with a computer that supports the most recent browser versions.  It is recommended to use a computer five years old or newer with at least 1GB of RAM.  You can also access your courses with the Canvas Student app.  The Canvas Student app can be easily downloaded from your App Store.  For parents, there is also the Canvas Parent App which allows you to track your student’s progress, see their current grades, and communicate with the teacher. Learn more here.

Your CHS Teachers are state certified and here to help! You can reach out to your teacher via e-mail, telephone, or text message. On the home page of each course, each teacher provides their listed phone number, be prepared to leave a detailed voice message including your name, course, phone number including area code, and a brief description of your specific question. Learn more here

If you fail an exam, your instructor will provide the graded exam detailing areas for continued study and mastery. As well, the instructor will recommend a phone, email or online meeting to discuss areas of concern and assist with mastery of the various topics necessary for success. CHS is committed to your success and thus, our students are able to retake exams with continued instructor support at no extra cost.

Yes, studying at CHS is flexible and geared toward your satisfaction and success. If you wish to switch to another program just contact Student Services directly at: studentservices@citizenshighschool.com , or call us at 866-955-8798. 

Citizens High School is committed to making sure that our students are prepared to flourish in the college or university of their choice. That’s why CHS Online Diploma Pathway for College Program with its rigorous curriculum and academic support fully prepares students for College and University. Check out our Tradition of Excellence page to see where our grads attend college.

CHS is a private school and funded through tuition paid by the students, unlike public schools which are funded by state and federal taxes. Our tuition helps ensure access to the best-available technologies, the ongoing development of customized courses, and highly qualified instructors no matter where our students live or from where they choose to study.

Our classes are designed to be completed in 16 weeks. Which means you will complete one lesson per week. However, in our self-paced model, if you want to accelerate your pace, it is possible to complete a course in a month. Each of our lessons are engaging and interactive. See for yourself in our course demo.

Grading Scale for CHS courses is as follows:

A = 100% -90%
B = 89% – 80%
C = 79% – 70%
D = 69% – 60%
F = Below 60%

CHS is confident you will be satisfied with your choice in education. Should you change your mind, CHS will refund your tuition according to the following refund policy per the requirements set forth by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Our refund policy is designed for what is in the best of the student and parent. For more information about our refund policy click here.

Citizens High School Offline courses can be completed from any location in the world, at any time of the day. You pick the setting and time that works for you. Instead of completing your studies online in front of a computer, the Offline course learning materials are mailed to your location. You are not required to have a computer or internet access to complete CHS Offline courses.

Yes, we do. The general studies program is designed for students who want to enter the job market, the military, or continue their education at a technical school or community college. Our academic studies program is designed for students who want to enter a four-year college or university. Both allow struggling students to complete the requirements for his or her diploma at their own pace.

For best performance, you should access your courses with a computer that supports the most recent browser versions. It is recommended to use a computer five years old or newer with at least 1GB of RAM. You can also access your courses with the Canvas Student app. The Canvas Student app can be easily downloaded from your App Store. For parents, there is also the Canvas Parent App which allows you to track your students’ progress, see their current grades, and communicate with the teacher.

There are multiple ways in which a student or parent can get help and ask questions. You can live chat with our Student Services department via the website, or send us an email at studentservices@citizenshighschool.com. You can also call our student service or academics team at 1-866-740-4053 Monday through Friday 9AM – 5PM Eastern Standard Time.

Yes. All teachers at CHS are state certified.

There are 21 school voucher programs in 18 states plus the District of Columbia and Douglas County, Colorado. During the 2013-2014 school year, 115,580 students participated in private school voucher programs and $1.2 billion was spent on school voucher programs nationwide.

The Center for Education Reform provides information on each state that provides a voucher program.

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