Running Start

Take classes at Renton Technical College, earn college credit for free, all while completing high school graduation requirements!

Eligibility for Running Start at Renton Technical College:

  • High School Junior or Senior
  • Enrolled in a Washington State public high school
  • Ready for college-level courses

Note: Home-school and students attending private schools may participate in Running Start. They must enroll in a public high school and be evaluated as a junior or senior.  It is not required to take classes at the public high school to participate in Running Start.

PDF: Learn more about Running Start at RTC.

Running Start is flexible. Participate part-time (classes at high school AND RTC) or full-time (all classes at RTC). Take general education courses or begin a career training program!


Start your application today!

Fill-out the Running Start application packet and to get started or contact us, should you have questions.

Running Start Enrollment Verification Form

CONTACT

Chelsea Good smiling

Chelsea Good
Running Start Counselor
cgood@rtc.edu
(425) 235-2352 ext. 5714
Building I - Room 226