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Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment


Jump-start your college career with Dual-Enrollment

The Southwest Dual Enrollment Program allows high school students—usually sophomores, juniors, and seniors—to enroll in college courses for credit before graduating from high school. Dual enrollment is a convenient and cost-effective way for high school students to transition into college.

Why Dual Enrollment?

  • Earn college credit while in high school
  • Get ahead on your degree
  • Save money
  • Set yourself apart
  • Find direction

The U.S. Dept. of Education cites research that suggests taking dual enrollment courses while in high school can lead to improved academic outcomes for students. This includes higher grades in high school, increased enrollment in college after high school and higher rates of completing college studies.

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Student Testimonials

Kimbrelle Burns
Kimbrelle Burns: Dual Enrollment Student

"Southwest has an awesome dual enrollment program. This program helps prepare you for college. I would highly recommend this program to other high school students."

Nakeyah Douglas
Nakeyah Douglas: Dual Enrollment Student

"The dual enrollment program is actually a very beneficial program that helps give you an experience in college before you actually get there. It was a very fun experience as well."


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