What is Dual Enrollment?
Definition: You are a high school junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and wish to begin earning college credit while still in high school.
The Many Benefits of Dual Enrollment!
READY TO APPLY?
- High school juniors and seniors can explore college-level work while still supported by a network of parents, teachers and friends.
- There is grant money available to take college classes while in high school! Once you graduate, you can never access those funds again.
- Dual Enrollment credits are college credits, so they transfer to your college or university after you graduate from high school.
- Dual Enrollment can mean Dual Credit. The college course, if approved by the high school, will count toward high school graduation requirements, as well.
- You have the option of graduating from college sooner, or even better, of decompressing your college schedule or adding electives you might otherwise not have had the opportunity to take.
You’re just a few steps away!
- Complete an Application, either:
- Paper (can be printed or picked up at any of our 5 campus locations)
- Please Note: First-time applicants are required to pay a one-time, non-refundable $10 application fee with their initial application.
- Request Documentation
- Request that your official high school transcripts be sent directly to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.
- You must have a 3.0 high school GPA (or a 19 ACT composite score or a 19 PLAN composite score to participate.
- Complete both sides of the Dual Enrollment Consent Form
- Complete an application for the Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant
- Dual Enrollment Grant Application
- The Dual Enrollment Grant Additional Courses Agreement Form
is for students who are taking two Dual Enrollment classes a semester and is required (each semester) in conjunction with the online DE Grant application.
- Receive Acceptance
- An email and a letter of acceptance will be sent to you from the Office of Admissions and Recruitment letting you know your NEXT STEPS.
To stay in the Dual Enrollment program while in high school, a student must maintain a 2.0 GPA in the college courses taken
Remember, Dual Enrollment advising begins and ends under the guidance of your high school Start by visiting your counselor or umbrella program to determine your eligibility, course suggestions and credit options.