As a high school student, AUM’s Dual Enrollment program offers you the opportunity to earn simultaneous high school and college credit. It has never been easier to fast forward your future!
What are the requirements for participation in Dual Enrollment?
- You must have completed your sophomore year of high school;
- You must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or above;
- You must have a minimum composite score of 20 on the ACT or 950 on the SAT;
- You must have permission from your high school and your parent or guardian.
What is the difference between Dual Enrollment and an Advanced Placement Course (AP)?
- An AP course is an advanced high school course. After completing an AP course, you take a national exam. Depending on how well you do, a university may award you college credit;
- A Dual Enrollment course is a regular course. If you pass the course, you will have an official college transcript.
What steps do I take to apply to participate in Dual Enrollment?
- Talk with your parents and your high school counselor about Dual Enrollment;
- Complete the online Application for Admission to AUM at www.aum.edu;
- Choose the Dual Enrollment applicant type in the drop down menu;
- Submit your official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores to AUM.
What are the costs for Dual Enrollment?
- As a dual enrollment participant, you are only required to pay tuition, no fees are required.
- Tuition will be $100 per credit hour. This amount does not include your textbook(s).
- The tuition payment date for the Fall 2016 semester is August 08, 2016 and the payment date for the Spring 2017 semester will be in January 2017.
- Payment Options:
- By phone at 334-244-3286,
- Visit the Office of Student Accounts (First floor of the Taylor Center),
- My AUM account and pay through Web Pay.
What happens next?
Complete a transcript permission form to have your high school transcript and test scores submitted to the Admissions Office. Once we have received all documents and determined the admission decision, we will notify you via mail regarding your admission decision and pertinent information. The Office of Admissions will assist with course registration. You will need to pay for your AUM course(s) by published payment deadlines. You can purchase books at the AUM Bookstore on campus.
The courses offered through Dual Enrollment are subject to the same rules and regulations as all other AUM courses, as outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog. Dual Enrollment students are subject to the same standards of conduct and academic achievement as other AUM students. Student’s grades will be assigned by instructors and posted to an AUM transcript.
For more information, please contact the Admissions Office or your high school counselor.
AUM Admissions Office
PO Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124-4023
Dual Enrollment Coordinator