Opening High School Doors to College Classrooms

OnRamps prepares students and teachers for success in the classroom and beyond. We build partnerships across K12 and higher education to raise the bar on dynamic experiences that advance student success while lowering barriers to access and opportunity.

MISSION-DRIVEN

OnRamps’ mission is to increase the number of students who access and engage in learning experiences aligned with the expectations of leading research universities.

Bar graph of students through Onramps programs
*As of spring census 2024

Our dual enrollment courses have prepared more than 167,000 unique students in Texas for the rigor of college, and we continue to grow.

OUR REACH

OnRamps partners with over 400 high schools at over 200 districts across Texas to deliver a variety of advanced academics and select CTE courses.

Texas map showing the 2023 - 2024 OnRamps School districts
*As of 2023-2024

Our dual enrollment model offers students a TSIA exemption and the opportunity to earn college credit while enrolled in their local high school.

FOR THE 2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR,

%

of eligible students earned college credit

+

semester credit hours
were awarded

$+

in tuition and fees was the total combined amount saved by eligible OnRamps students who accepted college credit

Learn more about Our Impact.

OUR COURSES

We offer over 17 dual enrollment courses designed by faculty from The University of Texas at Austin.

Eligible students can complete an OnRamps course at zero-cost since The University of Texas at Austin has opted in to the Financial Aid for Swift Transfer (FAST) program.

BIOLOGY

CHEMISTRY I

CHEMISTRY II

GEOSCIENCE

PHYSICS I

PHYSICS II

COLLEGE ALGEBRA

PRECALCULUS

STATISTICS

AET

COMPUTER SCIENCE

QUANTUM COMPUTING

ECONOMICS

HISTORY (FALL)

HISTORY (SPRING)

RHETORIC (FALL)

RHETORIC (SPRING)

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

We offer robust professional development to teachers and faculty to help advance their content knowledge and expertise and boost student engagement, persistence, and completion.

We partner with school districts and higher education institutions—whether through offering OnRamps courses or seeking unique, customizable supports—to help students and teachers excel in the classroom and beyond.

DISTANCE LEARNING CATALOG

OnRamps offers a series of online, self-paced professional development modules for educators and faculty, grades 5 and above, who are looking to advance quality and engagement in the virtual classroom. Educators can earn CPE hours on belonging and connectivity, learner-centered course creation and design, and more.