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Dual Enrollment Students

Admission Requirements
  • Can be a high school junior or senior
  • Must have at least a 3.00 cumulative high school GPA. An exception to this condition may be made at the recommendation of the high school counselor or principal or the high school teacher in the subject area of interest.
  • Must have at least a 22 Math ACT sub score to register for a college-level math course.
  • Must have at least an 18 English ACT sub score and 19 Reading ACT sub score to register for a college-level English course.
  • Are eligible to receive the Dual Enrollment Grant.

Ready to apply?   Follow the steps below:

  1. Obtain Permission

    1. Talk to your school counselor and parents about the DSCC Dual Enrollment Program. Discuss your educational plans as well as the tuition/fees involved in taking a college course during high school.
  2. Complete an Application

    1. Complete the Dual Enrollment admissions application.
  3. Request Documentation

    1. Transcripts
      1. Submit an official copy of your high school transcript indicating a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) as well as ACT scores.
    2. Immunizations
      1. Provide proof of immunizations
  4. Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant

    1. Apply for the Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant
  5. Receive Acceptance

    1. A letter of acceptance will be sent to you from the Office of Admissions letting you know your next steps.
  6. Pay Fee Balance

    1. Pay any balance owed or set up deferred payment arrangements at the DSCC Business Office by the advertised deadline. Dependents of public school teachers and TBR or UT employees may qualify for a discount. Discount forms can be obtained from the parent's employer and should be received by the Business Office by the deadline to pay fees. Call the Business Office with questions at 731-286-3319.
Dual Enrollment Grant Deadlines

Apply for the Dual Enrollment Grant each semester by these deadlines:
Fall - September 15
Spring - February 1
Summer - May 15