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Dual Enrollment Application Process

Application Process

If you're a qualified high school junior or senior, you can earn college credit while fulfilling your high school graduation requirements. And Dual Enrollment can save you up to 77% of the cost of traditional college tuition.

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Bethel’s Dual Enrollment courses are designed especially for high school students by leading scholars. You can choose from a variety of online classes taught by specially-trained high school teachers or college faculty.

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Admission Requirements

To be eligible for Dual Enrollment, you must:

  • Complete all of the academic requirements of the 10th grade and be classified as a junior or senior.
  • Attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or 21 on the ACT.
  • Obtain written permission from your high school principal, guidance counselor, or home educator.

Program Cost

Tuition for Dual Enrollment is $500 per course (3 credit hours) before any grants or Bethel University scholarships are applied. State financial aid is available to cover most of the cost of Dual Enrollment courses.

​Tennessee's Dual Enrollment Grant provides funding for high school students taking college-level courses at eligible post-secondary institutions.

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Credit Options

  • You may take up to two Dual Enrollment courses (6 credit hours) per semester.
  • Because Bethel is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), you have the ability to transfer college credits. You will be responsible for providing verification of transfer credit to your chosen college or university.

Early Admission

Our Early Admission program is for talented students who wish to enter college at the end of their junior year of high school. For more information on the early admission process or for more information on Bethel University, please contact the Office of Admissions at (731) 352-4030 or email us at admissions@bethelu.edu.

Early Admission