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What are the benefits?
- Students have an opportunity to get a jump start on earning college credit courses while simultaneously earning high school credit.
- College credit is awarded by the University of Missouri. High school credit is awarded by the student's participating high school.
- College credit courses developed by University of Missouri faculty in areas such as literature, languages, math, science and social sciences ensure a quality learning experience.
Who qualifies to start earning college credit?
High school students who:
- have a B+ average, as certified by their high schools, at the time of enrollment;
- have completed 12 or more units of high school level credits;
- are in the upper 25% of their class;
- have achieved an ACT score of 24 or better (or equivalent SAT score);
- have been approved by their high school counselor or principal as being academically prepared for rigorous college-level course work.
Students may only enroll in a maximum of four college credit courses in the dual enrollment program.