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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Dual Credit for Texas High School Students

A Texas high school junior or senior may take college courses and receive dual credit, that is credit toward graduation from high school and college credit. Tuition and fees are waived for qualifying courses. A high school student could earn up to 12 hours of college credit at no cost (other than books and supplies).

Dual credit frequently asked questions

Interested high school students should contact their high school counselor to get more information.

Opportunities for Texas junior and senior high school students to take college courses while in high school are available. Below are links to various institutions that offer dual enrollment courses. Many institutions waive tuition and fees:

Texas Technical State Technical College Tech Connect - offers online courses

Texas Virtual School Network - offers online courses

University of Texas at Arlington

University of Texas at Permian Basin - offers online courses

State U (collaboration of UT Arlington and Lamar College) - offers online courses

Click here for a college locator!

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