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Dual Enrollment

What Is Dual Enrollment?
Dual Enrollment offers qualified high school students the opportunity to receive college credit at NO COST or a relatively low cost while they complete their high school education. Dual enrollment is an excellent way to gain high school and college credit simultaneously. Dual enrollment classes are college classes that are available to high school junior and senior students. Dual Enrollment courses are taught in the student’s high school or online. Courses are taught by Bethel University’s Instructors or teachers at the student’s high school who has been approved by Bethel University to teach the course.
To be eligible for the Bethel University Dual Enrollment Program, the student must:
• Be a junior or senior in high school
• Have a cumulative 3.0 or higher unweighted high school GPA OR a minimum ACT Composite score of 21
• Have counselor and administration approval
• Have parent/legal guardian approval (signed paperwork is required)
Once a student has registered for a Dual Enrollment course with their SHS counselor, they must complete the steps below which include applying to Bethel University and completing the TSAC Grant Application. 
Step One:  Apply to Bethel's Dual Enrollment program
Step Two: Apply for the Dual Enrollment Grant
  • Unless opting to private pay--grant instructions are included in the application instructions above. Reminder the grant is money available through the state of TN.
  • TSAC Website

  • Submit the Bethel Parent Form to the SHS counseling office
  • Submit the RCS Dual Enrollment Contract to the SHS counseling office