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DUAL ENROLLMENT


It is a great time to be Dual Enrolled. 

Dual enrollment allows high school students to earn college credits while still being enrolled in high school. Dual enrollment also provides students with the opportunity to build academic confidence. Any eligible student may obtain dual enrollment credit at Alabama State University. However, dual credit (students earn both high school and college credit simultaneously) is restricted to high schools that have a signed agreement with Alabama State University.

Benefits

  • Dual Credit Students have the opportunity to earn high school and college credit concurrently.
  • Students and parents save money.
  • Students gain an early start on achieving Baccalaureate degree.
  • Students are considered ASU students and allowed access to all services.
  • Dual enrollment courses enrich academic experiences for high school students.
  • Dual enrollment students avoid unnecessary duplication of course work.
  • Dual enrollment shorten the time to attain a college degree.

What are the requirements for participation?

  • You must have completed your freshman year of high school;
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.5 or above;
  • Admission will be considered without a test score on file, although some courses may have minimum test score requirements;
  • You must have permission from your high school and your parent or guardian.

What are the admission requirements?

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who apply to participate in the dual enrollment program at Alabama State University must have:

  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • The student must earn the required test scores for math and English courses only to remain in the program for the subsequent semester.
  • If taking Math 136 or 137, applicants must have earned an 18 on the ACT and mathematics sub-score of 16 or greater or earned a 940 on the SAT and sub-score of 450.
  • If taking English 131 or 132, applicants must have an an 18 on the ACT English and sub-score of 16 or greater or  a 940 on the SAT and sub-score of 450.
  • Students who have not taken the ACT/SAT/ACCUPLACER are allowed to take general education courses that do not require ACT/SAT placement scores.
  • No remedial courses will be offered.

When may students apply?

Return the completed Dual Enrollment Application Packet with all of the required documents, no later than November 30 for spring enrollment and April 30  for summer and fall enrollment.

Students must meet the minimum dual enrollment admissions criteria and must complete an application packet that requires a letter of recommendation from the principal or guidance counselor, and parental permission. 

Returning Students

Returning students must complete the Dual Enrollment Intent to Return Form. 

It is important to begin the enrollment process early in order to be ready for the start of the college academic semester. Late applicants will not be accepted.

Students who enroll in classes at ASU must adhere to the academic calendar established for on- campus enrollment. This includes the dates for adding, dropping or withdrawing from a class.


How much is each course?

Scholarships are available; please ask the Dual Enrollment Coordinator how to apply.

Dual enrollment fees are not eligible for tuition waivers for ASU employees.

Please refer to the Dual Enrollment Handbook for additional information.

What steps do I take to apply to participate?

  • Talk with your parents and your high school counselor about Dual Enrollment;
  • Complete the online Dual Enrollment Application
  • Have your counselor submit your official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores to ASU.

Please refer to the Dual Enrollment Handbook for additional information.

Courses available for Dual Enrollment

Please note: most general education courses are offered to Dual Enrollment Students; however, students will have opportunities to take more specialized courses such as physics, chemistry, or business as departments are able to offer them. See below.

Click here for Dual Enrollment course options.

 *You must be accepted into the Dual Enrollment program before registering*

Application Deadlines

Incoming Semester

Deadlines for Priority Consideration*

Fall Semester

April 30

Spring Semester

November 30

Summer Semester

April 30

Please email dualenrollment@alasu.edu for further questions.