Dual enrollment is designed for academically talented students who want to accelerate their college careers. The dual enrollment program at Michigan Tech provides eligible high school students the opportunity to simultaneously enroll in college courses. The credits earned can be used toward both a high school diploma and a college degree or certificate.
Michigan Dual Enrollment Process
If you're a high school student in Michigan, you'll need to follow these steps to participate in the Michigan Dual Enrollment program at Michigan Tech:
- Meet with your guidance counselor to see if you have exhausted the curriculum at your high school.
- Receive approval from your counselor to participate in the dual enrollment option.
- Review the Michigan Tech course offerings to see which courses best fit your schedule. If you are looking for online classes only, select MTU Online under the Campus field.
- Provide your guidance counselor with the course name, number, days, and times of the course (or courses) you plan to take.
- Complete an application for admission as a domestic dual enrollment student.
- Have your high school submit your official transcript.
- Ask your high school to submit a letter to the admissions office at Michigan Tech stating your eligibility to participate in dual enrollment. The letter must list the information (course name and time) for the course(s) you plan to take and the portion of the tuition bill the high school will cover.
- A bill showing the balance you owe will be mailed to your address and emailed to your Michigan Tech email account. You are responsible for paying the balance of your tuition bill by the due date.
Dual Enrollment for Self-Enrichment
If you’re a high school student who’s planning to take college courses for self-enrichment, follow these steps:
- Meet with your guidance counselor to determine if taking a college level course is right for you.
- Review the Michigan Tech course offerings to see which classes best fit your schedule. If you are looking for online classes only, select MTU Online under the Campus field.
- Complete an application for admission as a domestic dual enrollment student. Have your high school submit your official transcript.
- Contact the admissions office at 888-688-1885 or 906-487-2335 to schedule your desired course(s).
- Ask your high school to submit a letter to the admissions office stating your eligibility to take the course(s) at Michigan Tech. The letter must list the information (course name and time) for the course(s) you plan to take.
- A tuition bill will be mailed to your address and emailed to your Michigan Tech email account. As a dual enrollment for self-enrichment student, you are responsible for paying your full bill by the due date.
Many dual enrolled students go on to attend Michigan Tech as full-time, degree-seeking students. If you’re heading down this path, you’ll be happy to know that you’re not required to reapply for admission. Just contact the admissions office and let us know that you would like to be considered for full-time admission in the degree program of your choice. You will need to have your high school submit an official transcript showing your graduation date as well as your ACT and/or SAT scores.
If you’re planning to attend a different college or university after high school, contact the Registrar’s Office to have your transcripts forwarded to that school. To find out if a course you took at Michigan Tech will transfer to a different university, contact the university you are interested in attending to determine transfer eligibility.
It’s important to realize that the grades you earn in any courses you complete at Michigan Tech will be a permanent part of your college academic record and will be calculated in your Michigan Tech cumulative GPA.
Student Development Complex (Athletic Facility)
Depending on the number of credits you take as a dual enrolled student, you may be eligible to use the Student Development Complex. With your student ID you will be also be eligible to attend athletic events free of charge.
Experience Tech Fee
As a Michigan Tech student, you will see the Experience Tech fee on your bill. This $69-per-semester fee provides unlimited free access to Mont Ripley Ski Hill, intramural sports, Gates Tennis Center, Visual and Performing Arts events, hockey games, and Portage Lake Golf Course.
For additional information about dual enrollment contact Rachel Connors in the admissions office at 888-688-1885 or 906-487-2335, or email email@example.com.