North Star College
All FNSBSD current juniors on track for 2022 graduation and interested in pursuing college coursework in their senior year, are invited to apply to North Star College. North Star College is a middle college partnership with FNSBSD & UAF. Participating students will have the opportunity to earn 7 - 15 transcripted college credits that will apply towards FNSBSD graduation requirements!
Courses will start in Fall 2021. Earning college credits through North Star College is free for students, although some miscellaneous fees may apply. Students will remain eligible for student activities at their attendance area school. District transportation is available on a limited basis.
The minimum GPA for acceptance into North Star College is 2.5. Those who meet qualifications will be selected through a random lottery process. Students who are selected are required to take the mandatory university placement exams upon admission. Students will be enrolled in pre-selected, required cohort classes. They will choose additional classes from a wide selection of courses at UAF. A district school counselor and a university academic advisor will work together to help students select appropriate classes.
The application window for the 2021-22 school year closed on February 26, 2021, at 3:00 pm.
If you have any questions, please contact the North Star College school counselor when she returns on August 11, 2021.
Apply for North Star College
The 2021-2022 lottery application period closed on February 26, 2021, at 3:00 pm.
Thank you to all who applied.