What is Dual Enrollment?
Dual Enrollment is when a high school student receives credit at two institutions at the same time. At the high school level, the class is applied toward their high school diploma while at the college level they are receiving hours toward their programs certificate, diploma or degree.
What are the Benefits?
Complete a college education at an accelerated rate.
Allows for an easier transition into their college program of study.
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation's (TSAC) Dual Enrollment Grant provides a cost-effective way for high school students to earn college hours for free.
Who is Eligible?
Eligibility and award information is available for review at Dual Enrollment Grant (tn.gov). Students 9-12 grade are eligible for up to 5 dual enrollment oppurtunities in high school. Students who do not meet Dual Enrollment Grant eligibility requirements may still dual enroll and pay tuition/fees out-of-pocket.
Students must maintain a 2.0 average (C) in all dual enrollement classes to maintain their elligibility.