Grand Canyon University (GCU) offers on-campus and online dual enrollment classes as an affordable and efficient way for high school and home-schooled students to gain a head start on earning their college degree. With our ease of credit transferability into GCU, earning college credit provides students with college-level academic knowledge and skills while still in high school and an accelerated college pathway that reduces time to graduation.
Save money on tuition and increase future earning potential while taking general education requirements or electives and exploring potential majors.
Whether your dream is to be a software engineer or a teacher, GCU will tailor your dual enrollment journey to you. By the time you step onto our college campus, you may be able to jump into core classes right away based on your transferable credits.
To register for an on-campus or online dual enrollment course or learn more, fill out the form on this page.
High School Dual Enrollment Program Overview
Dual enrollment courses at GCU set you up to experience college studies in a convenient and cost-affordable format that fits your schedule. With custom cohorts and online class options, taking dual enrollment courses in high school is easier than ever.
Dual Enrollment Program Qualifications at GCU
GCU dual enrollment courses are available to high school juniors and seniors with an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or above. Sophomores with an unweighted GPA of 3.25 or above can also take dual enrollment classes in high school. Please see the University Policy Handbook for more information.
All students are subject to GCU course prerequisites and course policies, which may include online placement tests.
About GCU’s Dual Enrollment Program Instructors
Dual enrollment program instructors deliver content that incorporates best practices in teaching, technology, classroom engagement, ethics and more in a specific area. GCU and instructors collaborate to provide academic support, curriculum approval and monitoring of the course effectiveness for all high school and home-schooled students.
Dual enrollment faculty are all college faculty. All instructors are required to have a master’s degree or higher in the content area, or a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours (500+) in the content area.
Faculty qualifications for each course are set and approved by the GCU colleges, and instructors receive ongoing training, support and professional development.
High School Dual Enrollment Program FAQs
Read through our frequently asked questions to learn more about dual enrollment and how to set yourself up for success at the college level.
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