Eligibility for University of Iowa College Credit

Teachers: Must be a BizInnovator Certified Entrepreneurship Instructor

Students: Juniors and seniors enrolled in BizInnovator entrepreneurship course must achieve a score of 70% or greater on the cumulative exam.

Benefits of College Credit

There are many reasons why earning college level credit for the Introduction to Entrepreneurship class is beneficial. They include:

  • Sense of achievement as the high school students are recognized for earning collegiate-level work.
  • Credit can be directly applied to college graduation requirements and can potentially reduce the amount of time spent to earn a degree.
  • Credit earned can increase the student's registration priority for collegiate-level courses.

Credit has a significant advantage:

  • The cost for college credit at the University of Iowa is $150 for 3 semester hours.
  • The current cost of 3 semester hours at the University of Iowa is $1,000+ for tuition and fees.

Next Steps after Qualification for Credit

Once a student has qualified for the University of Iowa credit, the next step is to go to jacobsoninstitute.org/bizinnovator/college-credit and follow the steps to apply and submit payment.