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Dual Enrollment vs Dual Credit

  Dual Credit Dual Enrollment
Consideration Dual credit courses may or may not fit your specific college program requirements. Please carefully read the Requirements for Receiving Dual Credit at MTSU and discuss with your advisor. Due to the individualized requirements of college programs, we strongly recommend that you discuss your intended program of study with the appropriate advisor within that college.
Summary College credit earned upon successful completion of competency test. High school credit earned upon completion of H.S. class. High school student in a college class. The grade earned is posted to college and high school transcripts
Who is the instructor? High School Teacher College Professor
Can the college credit be transferred to other institutions? Maybe. A student must be admitted to MTSU, earn college credit, and request transcript to be sent. Yes
Is college credit provided? Optional. If student takes and passes competency exam. Yes
Do I have to be admitted to MTSU first? No Yes
Do I pay college tuiiton? No Yes
Are there any other fees? $20 per credit hour test fee for optional test if college credit is desired No
Is financial aid available? N/A Hope Scholarship pays for $300 per semester.
Hope Scholarship limits N/A Each student is limited to a maximum of 4 courses