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I am a high school junior or senior

Dual/Joint Enrollment Students

  • 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.
  1. Talk to your school counselor and parents about the DSCC Dual/Joint Enrollment Program. Discuss your educational plans as well as the tuition/fees involved in taking a college course during high school.
  2. Complete the Dual Enrollment paper admissions application.
  3. 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.
  4. Provide proof of immunizations.
  5. Apply for the Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant.
  6. Review course placement before attempting to register for classes!
  7. 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