Dual Enrollment at College of Coastal Georgia
|ADMISSIONS APPLICATION DEADLINES|
|Spring 2020||January 2, 2020|
|Summer 2020||May 22, 2020|
|Fall 2020||August 3, 2020|
What is Dual Enrollment?
Dual Enrollment is a program designed for exceptional high school students who wish to take approved classes at the College of Coastal Georgia. When satisfactorily completed, such courses will count both toward high school graduation and college credit. Tuition for this program is funded by State revenues.
What are the Admission requirements? (NEW - Effective Summer term 2020)
- High school and home study 11th and 12th graders who are enrolled and physically attending a participating eligible public or private high school in Georgia or an eligible participating home study program in Georgia. Students in the 9th grade are not eligible for the program; students in the 10th grade are required to have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT composite score of 26 to participate in the program.
- High school unweighted grade point average on academic classes of 3.00 or higher
- SAT score of 1050 must be achieved with a minimum score of 24 in Critical Reading and 22 on the Math test OR ACT score of 20 on the Composite section with exempting scores in the English (17) and Math (17) sections OR Accuplacer score of 237 in Reading, 258 in Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics, and a 4 on the Write Placer.
Please note that the Accuplacer can only be taken twice per semester. There is a $25.00 fee to retake the exam. Students that wish to retake the Accuplacer must wait 30 days in between their first and second test sitting.
**Temporary changes due to COVID-19** Dual Enrollment applicants without test scores must:
- Provide a transcript showing they are on-track for completing all high school graduation requirements and the USG’s Required High School Curriculum (RHSC);
- Have at least a 3.0 High School Grade Point Average calculated on the RHSC courses completed; and,
- Exempt placement in corequisite Learning Support for both English and mathematics. Dual Enrollment applicants without test scores must meet both of the following to exempt placement in corequisite Learning Support:
- English: Two units of RHSC English must be successfully completed prior to the start of the Dual Enrollment term; and,
- Math: High school Algebra II or the equivalent must be successfully completed prior to the start of the Dual Enrollment term.
What Steps Must I Take To Become A Dual Enrollment Student?
Step 1: Discuss your plan to apply for Dual Enrollment with your parents and high school counselor. Work with your high school counselor to ensure you meet the Dual Enrollment requirements (i.e. GPA, SAT/ACT scores, etc). Your high school counselor will assist you in selecting your high school classes and your college academic advisor will assist you in selecting your college classes.
Step 2: Apply to the College of Coastal Georgia .
If you wish to speak to an Admission Counselor to get more information before applying, please contact:
CCGA Dual Enrollment Admissions Counselor
Step 3: Apply online for the Dual Enrollment program through GAfutures.org. Your high counselor will be able to assist you with setting up your account. After completing the Dual Enrollment application, you need to meet with your high school counselor to discuss approved courses.
Step 4:When you receive notification that you have been accepted to the College of Coastal Georgia, please complete the online dual enrollment funding application available through GAFutures.org. Both you and your parent must complete this application before meeting with your high school counselor to discuss which college class(es) to take. Once you have met with your counselor, contact Mr. Linny Bailey, the Dual Enrollment Advisor at the College of Coastal Georgia for an appointment. He can be reached at email@example.com or 912-279-4547.
CCGA Dual Enrollment Coordinator
What courses are available? - NEW -
Visit Coastal Georgia's class schedule (http://schedule.ccga.edu/) and click the checkbox to highlight dual enrollment courses.
Approved courses include:
- Core academic areas (English, math, science, social studies and world (foreign) languages)
- Course categories such as: fine arts, physical education and health are no longer eligible.
- The list of courses approved for dual Enrollment funding can be found in the GAfutures website: Dual Enrollment Course Directory
What are the limits on the state-funded Dual Enrollment funding Program? - NEW -
- The Dual Enrollment Funding Cap is 30 credit hours. The hours are based on hours paid by Dual Enrollment funding for terms of enrollment in the program.
- All first-time students effective Summer term 2020 and beyond are subject to the Dual Enrollment Funding Cap.
- Students who received Dual Enrollment funding for 18 credit hours or less through Spring term 2020, are subject to the Funding Cap. For Summer Term 2020 and later, these students may receive funding for the remaining credit hours up to the Dual Enrollment Funding Cap of 30 credit hours. Example: A student who received Dual Enrollment funding for 15 credit hours through Spring term 2020, may receive Dual Enrollment funding for 15 credit hours
- If a students received Dual Enrollment funding for 19 credit hours or more through Spring term 2020, the Funding Cap is extended for an additional 12 credit hours of funding. Example: A student who received Dual Enrollment funding for 19 credit hours through Spring term 2020, may receive Dual Enrollment funding for additional 12 credit hours.
- Students may choose to self-pay for additional credit hours/courses beyond the Funding Cap of 30 credit hours