Dual enrollment is exactly what it sounds like: earning college credits while still attending high school.
Dual enrollment through Concordia’s Pre-College Program
Concordia’s Pre-College Program is a great way to get a head start on your college journey.
Dual enrollment lets you get some of your college courses out of the way. That saves you time and money. Plus, you get to shake up your routine and ease into college expectations.
If you’re an honors-level high school student, you have the option to dual enroll in online or on-campus college courses. Usually, juniors and seniors enroll. However, if you’re an accelerated freshman or sophomore, you may apply. Students may take 1 or 2 courses each term.
What courses are offered for dual enrollment?
Concordia University online courses
Students can choose from 16-week semester-long online courses, whereas Summer is 10 weeks. Online courses are divided into weekly units with specific assignment deadlines, and they are not self-paced.
- With flexible online classes, students can login anytime during the day.
- Click the list of online courses to view course descriptions for each class.
Do you want to attend in-person courses?
Students who can commute to the Mequon campus may enroll in entry-level courses with our traditional undergraduate students. Specific days and times of classes will become available in April.
“This program has led me to take a variety of classes in subjects I’m interested in, such as psychology, ceramics, and leadership management.” -Talia Thorson
How much does it cost?
If you live in Wisconsin, it’s possible that your public high school may cover the cost of tuition. In order for this to happen, the college course taken must not be available to the student through the high school.
Public school students:
- Eligible for State of WI Funding – ECCP $150 per credit.
- To apply for ECCP funding:
- Submit an ECCP Request Form to the high school. High school deadlines are typically March 1 for fall courses and Oct 1 for spring courses, but please speak with your school counselor about this.
- If you do not receive state funding, you are able to pay for the course on your own.
Christian high school and homeschool students:
- Eligible for Concordia Promise Dual Credit, which makes the cost $75 per credit
“I’ve been able to take over 30 credits, and my favorite class so far has been Calculus. Being able to interact with the traditional students and the professors has really given me a leg up.” -Gideon Schmickle
What are the admissions requirements?
- Eligible students in grades 9-12
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in high school academic courses
How can I apply?
- Complete a NON-DEGREE application and select: Dual credit/ECCP student.
- Submit a high school transcript.
Still have questions?
Email Pre-College Coordinator Sarah Kitterman or call her for more information.
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