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Dual Enrollment Program

available at participating high schools, not including summer sessions

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is pleased to offer courses for college credit through the Dual Enrollment Program for high school students. The program allows students to earn college credit while enrolled in a class taught by their high school faculty or taught online by ULM faculty.

Advantages

  • Reduced tuition and fees make the courses affordable.

  • Earning college credit before entering as a full time student helps stretch TOPS, scholarships, and family budgets.

  • Earning college credit while in high school can reduce the time to earn a college degree.

  • A wide range of courses encourages students to explore elective courses as well as take many required entry level courses.

  • Daily contact with high school teachers who teach dual enrollment courses gives students support while beginning college courses.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade level must be 10th or above.

  • Students must be addressing the Louisiana Core 4 curriculum.

  • ACT composite of 18 (some courses require a minimum sub-score)

  • ACT English sub-score of 18 to enroll in English courses

  • ACT mathematics sub-score of 19 to enroll in mathematics and/or chemistry courses

  • GPA of 3.0 or recommendation from principal for 2.0-2.9

  • All course prerequisites must be met.
    Students must complete online application.

Student Expenses:

  • Application fee – Students are required to pay a one-time $20 application fee.

  • Tuition – Students will pay reduced tuition for Dual Enrollment courses. (Regular tuition for a three-hour course is $847).

  • Textbooks/Software – ULM textbook/software is required for online courses; students should have the textbook/software in their possession by the Monday following the course start date. Textbooks/software may be purchased through the ULM Bookstore.

For more information, contact Angela Tarver, 318-342-1032 and atarver@ulm.edu.

*Students participating in the Dual Enrollment Program are not allowed to receive talent grants, academic scholarships or dependent fee waivers.

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Collegiate Program

available year-round, including summer sessions

photo of ULM entrance signThe Collegiate Admissions Program provides an opportunity for exceptional high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to earn college credit. Applications for the Collegiate Admissions Program are available online, through high school guidance counselors or the ULM Office of Recruitment/Admissions. Classes are taught on the ULM campus.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION

students must be:

  • completion of the sophomore (10th grade) year

  • pursuing the Regents Core Curriculum

  • have a minimum ACT subscore of 18 in English or 19 in mathematics

  • have a minimum 3.0 cumulative gpa

  • meet all course prerequisites

Students who have a 2.5-2.9 cumulative gpa will be considered for admission if they have an ACT composite score of 23 or higher.

Students participating in the collegiate program are not allowed to receive talent grants, academic scholarships or dependent fee waivers.

Tuition for students enrolled in Collegiate Program classes will be $150 per 3-hour course. There is an additional $50 fee for online courses.

Students participating in the collegiate program are limited to a maximum of 9 hours per semester for a total of 6 semesters, exclusive of summer sessions.

For steps to enrollment and documents, see the link: Collegiate Program Checklist.

For more information, contact Kylie Stracener, 318-342-1927 and stracener@ulm.edu.