Applicants must meet all of the following:
All courses taken as part of Dual Enrollment must be a course that is listed on the Louisiana Board of Regents Master Articulation MatrixView Matrix
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.
Academic Courses (on the Master Articulate Matrix)
|For students with ACT or SAT Scores:|
|ACT Composite 19||18||19|
|SAT Total 980||500 ERW||500|
|For students who have taken the ACT/SAT after the 9th grade (with required composite) and see an alternate measure in English or Math|
|ACCUPLACER New Generation||250 Writing||250 QRAS|
|86 Sentence Skills||65 Elementary Algebra|
|For students who have not yet taken the ACT/SAT in high school|
|Pre-ACT Composite 19||18||19|
|Pre-SAT Total 980||500 ERW||510|
In order to continue taking Dual Enrollment courses, students must have an overall LSUA GPA of 2.0 and maintain High School GPA of at least 2.5
Students who meet other readiness indicators, but have less than an 18 English ACT sub-score may be allowed to enroll in a mathematics course for Dual Enrollment IF they concurrently address their reading/writing deficiencies.
Students who meet other readiness indicators, but have less than a 19 mathematics ACT sub-score may be allowed to enroll in English, foreign language, history, introductory social science, humanities, or arts survey courses for Dual Enrollment IF they concurrently address their mathematics deficiency.
Students may concurrently address deficiencies in the following ways:
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: by the second semester of senior year, a student must be able to demonstrate college readiness in BOTH English and mathematics.
LSUA offers Dual Enrollment courses at a reduced rate of $33 per credit hour.
Students are also responsible for the cost of text books associated with the course. LSUA will send a statement home to students by the 3rd week of class. If the balance is not paid in full by the deadline, a $75 late fee will be added to the student's account.
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.