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Dual Enrollment Admission

Accelerate your future!  Get a jump start on your college education and enrich your high school experience by earning both college and high school credit at the same time!  Take advantage of the on-campus or online dual enrollment classes available at   Carson-Newman!  Online dual enrollment courses are offered for qualified high school juniors and seniors who work at an accelerated pace and demonstrate a passion for learning.  Interact with highly qualified professors who will challenge you both academically and intellectually while saving you money with this affordable education option.

Dual Enrollment Admission

Carson-Newman University welcomes applications from high school students who, during their junior or senior year, wish to earn university credit while still enrolled in a secondary school. Dual enrolled students typically will enroll for up to six hours of credit although permission to take additional courses may be granted (up to 11.5 credit hours per semester).  DE students must obtain permission from their high school in order to dual enroll at Carson-Newman.

Candidates seeking dual enrollment admission should submit the following to the Office of Admissions:

Application Deadlines:

  • May 1 for the fall semester and summer sessions
  • December 17 for the spring semester

In order for the Office of Admissions to process the applications for dual enrollment, students must apply by these application deadlines. If the student does not apply for admission before each deadline, the student may not be able to enroll in the class at the time needed to be dual enrolled.

Tuition and Fee Information for Dual Enrolled Students (On-Campus):

2013 Fall Semester:

Tuition:  $220 per credit hour

Technology Fee:  $10 per credit hour

Dual enrolled students may take a maximum of 11.5 hours per semester.  Students who choose to enroll in on-campus dual enrollment courses will be responsible for purchasing a parking pass and obtaining a student ID card.  Dual enrolled students will also be responsible for completing registration confirmation with Student Accounts by the first day of class each semester.

Class Registration Information for Dual Enrolled Students:

Upon acceptance, students who wish to register for on-campus or online dual enrollment courses should contact the Dual Enrollment Coordinator in the Office of Admissions at 1-800-678-9061 or 865-471-3223.  

Books for Dual Enrollment Courses:

Students are responsible for ordering/purchasing dual enrollment course textbooks either online from the Carson-Newman Bookstore or directly from the Bookstore on campus.

Financial Assistance Information for Dual Enrolled Students:

Dual enrolled students will not qualify for federal or institutional financial aid, but eligible Tennessee residents may qualify for the Tennessee Dual Enrollment Grant. Please visit http://www.tn.gov/collegepays/ for more information.