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Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment is an umbrella term used in the United States for the practice of enrolling in college or university courses, while still a high school student. Other related terms are sometimes used interchangeably with dual enrollment; however, slight distinctions exist. Concurrent enrollment programs are dual enrollment programs in which high school students take college courses taught by qualified high school instructors on the high school site. Early college programs are dual enrollment programs in which specialized high schools provide students the opportunity to receive a high school diploma and an associate degree or up to 2 years of college credit. Early college high schools typically target traditionally underrepresented populations and offer more scheduling flexibility and support than traditional high school dual enrollment programs. Dual ...

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