Concurrent/Dual Enrollment for High School Students


Qualified students in grades 9-12 can take college courses while still in high school in one of three ways:

1. At your high school 

Select courses are now available through live video with a qualified ASU instructor! Connect with an ASU instructor and students from other local schools to earn dual credit.

2. Online

Adams State University Extended Studies offers a wide variety of online courses that will allow you to earn dual credit:  

3. On the ASU Campus 

Come to the Adams State University campus to take a course:  

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:

  • 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average;
  • ACT reading core of 18 or higher;
  • ACT English score of 19 or higher; or SAT Verbal score of 470 or higher; and
  • ACT Math score of 19 or higher; or SAT Math score of 470 or higher.
  • Permission of high school counselor/official.

More Information:

  • Students who have not yet taken the ACT or SAT can take the English Placement or Math Placement exam.  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.
  • Tuition for concurrent/dual enrollment courses TBA for fall 2016. Plus a $53.40 technology fee for video or online courses. Some online courses have additional fees. Your school district may pay tuition for these courses.

School Districts:

Some school districts can partner with ASU Extended Studies to offer University level courses utilizing qualified high school faculty.  School districts interested in this option should contact ASU Extended Studies.