Concurrent/Dual Enrollment

Whether you plan to attend the Adams State or another college or university, credits earned through our high school programs can help you get a jump-start on earning your college degree.

Programs for High School Students

Qualified students can take college courses while still in high school.


To participate in concurrent/dual enrollment, students must be currently enrolled in high school (public, private, or home-school) and meet all of the following requirements in order to be considered:

  • 2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Permission of high school counselor/official

If students would like to take an English or math course, the following are also required:

  • ACT reading core of 18 or higher
  • ACT English score of 19 or higher; or SAT Verbal score of 470 or higher
  • ACT Math score of 19 or higher; or SAT Math score of 500 or higher

More Information:

  • Students who have not yet taken the ACT or SAT can take the English Placement Exam and submit their transcripts to the Concurrent Enrollment team for the appropriate placement into a Math course. Talk to your high school counselor for more information.
  • Students who complete 15 or more credits as a high school student can earn a $1,000 scholarship to Adams State University as a first time student.
  • Some online courses have additional fees. Your school district may pay tuition for these courses.