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A NEW KIND OF COLLEGE PREP

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Save Money & Get Ahead

The Dual Enrollment Access Academy (the Academy) gives you as a high school student the opportunity to take an online course for both high school and college credit. The credits you earn can get you started on your college degree early, saving money and time. The Academy is available to high school students at an area high school or homeschooled.

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Save Money

Getting college credit for classes you're already taking for high school just makes cents and can save you hundreds of dollars - up to 55% savings!
 

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Save Time

Give yourself a head start on a college degree while in high school and get to your future faster

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Go Where You Want

Credits transfer to all UW schools and most private or out-of-state schools

Who Can Enroll in the Academy?​​

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Dual Enrollment Access Academy is available for self-funded high school students, self-funded homeschool students and students funded wholly or in part by their School District. The courses offered for self-funded students are different from School District offered courses. The application process may also vary slightly, depending on your situation.
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Admission Requirements

Students must be:

  • A current high school sophomore, junior or senior; AND
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher*

* Students who do not meet the above criteria may be considered on an exceptional basis if they are able to provide substantial or convincing letters of recommendation and/or data demonstrating high ability in a specific area within their preferred area of study.

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Summer Scholars

Want to jumpstart your college career over the summer? Summer Scholars is a summer semester version of Dual Enrollment Access Academy, offering your choice of 4-week courses for college credit during high school. 



When to Enroll

Key Dates for Fall 2021
  • Paperwork due to K-12 and Community Relations:  August 6, 2021.
  • Students and school officials are notified whether or not a course will run:  August 10, 2021

Cost

  • Online courses in the Academy cost $200 per credit, which is a considerable saving from the full tuition and fees cost of $353.06 per credit.
  • Students are advised to work with their school to see if the school will contribute to the cost in whole or in part.

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Get Started
The process for Dual Enrollment Access Academy is basically two steps. First, let your school know you want to participate. If you are a homeschooled student, you can skip this step. Second, once you're registered in the Academy, you can sign-up for the specific classes you are interested in.
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Find a Course
Courses may be different for self-funded students than courses offered by a school district. All Dual Enrollment Access Academy students get priority placement in courses, and we do our best to offer the most high-demand courses, which are common prerequisites in many degree programs. 
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Additional Benefits of the Academy

Find Your Passion

College-level courses can introduce you to topics and ideas that are not covered in the regular classroom. For example, Environmental Science or Women in Literature. This range of subjects allows you to explore your interests and develop new passions. You may even discover the subject that will become your college major or the focus of your career.

Build Important Skills

College-level courses can help you learn the skills and habits you'll need for success in college and beyond. They will allow you to develop:

* Stronger writing skills
* Problem-solving abilities
* Time-management skills
* Discipline
* Good study habits

Prepare for College

Showing that you're willing to push yourself by taking rigorous classes in high school can help when you're applying to college. In fact, the level of courses you take now is one of the first things colleges look at.

In addition, college courses earn credits in college. This means you may be able to skip some basic college courses and move directly into interesting advanced classes. This also may allow you to free up enough time to pursue a double major or to study abroad.

 
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Need Help? Have a question?

We're here for you!
Contact Tessa at rufledtt@uwgb.edu or 920-360-1235