Grand Canyon University offers dual enrollment opportunities, providing high school students with an affordable and efficient way to gain a head start on their college degree.
GCU is committed to ensuring that students experience the same level of instruction, resources and rigor that our traditional student body receives so they will be well prepared to move to the next academic level of study when they enter college.
1. Attending class at your high school during the regular school day. Classes are taught by high school instructors who meet GCU qualifications. (If available in your state)
2. Attending class online in a cohort with students from your school. Classes are taught by GCU faculty.
3. Attend class online with other GCU students. Classes are taught by GCU faculty.
Credits and Costs
Grand Canyon University's dual enrollment courses are four credits. Tuition is $210 per course or $52.50 per credit.Online courses utilize an e-book with a fee of $85 per class. Textbooks may be required for some online courses.
Dual enrollment students may take up to 24 credits (6 courses). The courses transfer into GCU degree programs and students who attend GCU will be eligible for freshman scholarships.
GCU is regionally accredited, so in general, universities that accept transfer credits should accept ours. However, it is at the discretion of the receiving university whether to accept credits for transfer.
High school students may enroll if they are 15 years of age, have completed their sophomore year of high school, and have a current, minimum cumulative high-school GPA of 3.0.
Exceptions to the above may be approved by meeting one of the following:
High school students who have met the class status and/or minimum age requirement, but have a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 may be admitted with a recommendation from their high school administrator or counselor.
High school students, who have met the GPA requirement, but not the class status and/or minimum age requirement, may be admitted if they demonstrate their readiness to participate in college level coursework. To do so, they need to submit one of the following:
Dual enrollment students are able to take advantage of many benefits to engage in the community at Grand Canyon University. Student ID cards can be accessed through the student portal.
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