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American Legion Boys State and  American Legion Girls State Citizens can earn liberal arts/social science academic credits. Click on either symbol to find out more about your state’s program.

Citizens’ who have attended Boys & Girls State leadership programs are eligible to be recognized with social science and liberal arts academic credits from Adams State University (ASU). ASU is a state funded public university with regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Why spend $395 or $495 through Clemson University and the ACE Program, when the identical transferable three credits are available  from the original source and creator of these academic courses for only $180.

For more information about how to register for your college credit, click either button here:
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Girls State

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These are fully transferable elective credits to the accredited college you select post-high school, with the concurrence of your college’s academic advisor/admission office. If you have any questions about what regional accreditation means, or desire to review ASU accreditation information click this link: .

Junior Counselors can also earn college credits for their leadership experiences with their state programs.  Volunteer with your state program for next year!

It is not too late to register students who previously attended the one-week program in 2012, 2013 or 2014. Simply register in this Semester’s course and fulfill the identical homework requirement as current ‘Citizens’.