Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment

LSUA offers qualified high school students the ability to take college courses that apply toward a college degree and high school credit at the same time! Students work directly with their high school counselor to determine which Dual Enrollment courses to choose. These courses can be taken on the campus of LSUA, online, or at participating high schools.

All courses taken through Dual Enrollment are college courses and are placed on the student’s college transcript.

Dual Enrollment Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following:

  1. Be on track for completion of LA Core 4 Curriculum
  2. High School GPA of 2.0 or higher
  3. Meet pre-requisites of course
  4. Permission from parent to take courses
  5. Permission from high school to take courses

Pre-requisites for Courses

  • Freshman English courses require at least an 18 in English on the ACT or at least an 86 on the Sentence Skills Accuplacer Score.
  • Freshman Math courses require at least a 19 in Math on the ACT or at least a 65 on the Elementary Algebra Accuplacer Score. 
  • Some Science Courses require at least an 18 in English on the ACT or at least an 86 on the Sentence Skills Accuplacer Score, as well as at least a 19 in Math on the ACT or at least a 65 on the Elementary Algebra Accuplacer Score. 
  • All other general education courses for dual enrollment require one of these:  at least an 18 in English on the ACT, at least an 18 in Reading on the ACT, or at least an 86 on the Sentence Skills Accuplacer Score.

In order to continue taking Dual Enrollment courses, students must have an overall LSUA GPA of 2.0.

COSTS

 LSUA offers Dual Enrollment courses at a reduced rate of $33 per credit hour.

  • 3 hour course:    $99
  • 4 hour course:    $132

 Students are also responsible for the cost of text books associated with the course.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the on-line Application for Admission (see button below). Students should choose the option, "I WISH TO ENROLL WHILE STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL." There is a $20 application fee due at the time of application. *
  2. Complete the Dual Enrollment Registration Form. This is to be signed by the parent, the student, and the school.
  3. Make an appointment with the LSUA Admissions Office for scheduling (unless taking the course through the high school). Appointments can be made by emailing DE@lsua.edu.
  4. Bring your registration form and ACT or Accuplacer scores to the scheduling appointment.

For questions regarding Dual Enrollment, please contact us at 318-473-6417 or at DE@lsua.edu

The application fee is a one-time fee, as long as the student is continuously enrolled through the program.  Students wishing to continue enrollment at LSUA after high school graduation must re-apply for admission as a college freshman, but the application fee is waived.

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