EKU Dual Credit 2021-2022
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EKU’s dual credit program is open to high school and home school juniors and seniors, residing in Kentucky, who meet the eligibility requirements, and whose school is partnering with EKU in this endeavor. This program provides the opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to enroll in EKU courses for dual credit - receiving college credit from EKU and high school credit from their high school.
Studies have shown that students who participate in dual credit programs:
● Are better prepared for college level work
● Tend to enroll full-time in college after high school graduation
● Complete their college work more quickly and successfully
● Are able to save thousands of dollars in tuition
● Are able to fully transfer most, if not all, of their EKU courses to other universities (refer to:http://soto.eku.edu/transferstudents/course-equivalency)
How do I qualify?
Participation criteria has been updated for the 2021/2022 academic year.
● You must be a junior or senior in high school residing in Kentucky.
● You must have a high school GPA of 2.5 at the time you apply for the program. ACT scores are not required for admission to the program but will be needed to meet course pre-requisites. The Academic Readiness Course Placement Equivalency Chart can be found at testing.eku.edu.
● Your high school or home school must be a participating partner. (Check with your guidance counselor.)
Can I take more than one course per semester?
Qualifying juniors and seniors may enroll in a maximum of 2 courses per semester (fall and spring) at dual credit tuition rates (maximum of 8 courses total).