High school students are invited to join our part-time dual enrollment program. Courses at USFSM allow students to experience university life in a rigorous yet personal atmosphere while preparing them for success in college. These courses also go toward both the high school diploma and the bachelor’s degree requirements.
Summer Semester 2018 Deadline – April 18
Summer Semester 2018 Begins – May 14
Fall Semester 2018 Deadline – May 18, 2018
Fall Semester 2018 Begins – August 20, 2018
Questions? Contact the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid by email or by phone at 941-359-4331.
Step 1: Am I eligible?
Students must have at least Junior standing at their high school at the start of their dual enrollment. In addition, students must have an unweighted high school grade point average of 3.3 or better. Students are only allowed to take 2 classes per semester.
Step 2: Complete a dual enrollment approval form
Complete a dual enrollment form and turn it in to the designated high school official for processing. You will need to turn in the completed & signed form to the USFSM dual enrollment coordinator.
Step 3: Submit an application
Submit a completed application for Non-Degree Seeking Admission online. Dual Enrollment students do NOT need to pay the $30 application fee. (View application instructions here).
Step 4: Submit test scores
Students are required to submit proof of the following test scores:
- a minimum score of 530 on SAT Critical Reading and 560 on SAT Math, or
- a minimum score of 21 on ACT English, 21 on ACT Reading, and 21 on ACT Mathematics, or
- a minimum score of 106 on PERT Reading, and 103 on PERT Writing, and 123 on PERT Math.
Students who meet the test score requirements with the exception of the Math score
can still enroll in subjects other than math and science courses. Test scores can
be submitted to USFSM via mail, scanned, or delivered by hand.
Step 5: Meet with the dual enrollment coordinator
Set up an appointment with the USFSM dual enrollment coordinator Tuesday – Thursday from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. or by appointment. Set a meeting time by contacting the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid by email or by phone at 941-359-4331.
Step 6: Retrieve class materials
Dual enrollment students will be given a voucher to purchase the texts selected by the instructor. This voucher will be accepted by USFSM’s Bookstore for purchases of textbooks or other instructional material deemed necessary for the course(s).