Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment

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Want to get a jump on college? Or maybe just see what it's like? Dual Enrollment is when high school students take college courses, online or on the TWU campus, while still in high school. Students choose to take classes through Dual Enrollment to earn college credits, as well as to learn what it is like to be in the college environment.
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Steps To Apply

1. Complete the TWU application
2. Tell your guidance counselor you’ve applied for Dual Enrollment at TWU, so they can send high school transcript and test scores.
3. Once accepted, an advisor will contact you

2024 - 2025 In Person Course Offerings

Available courses are listed below. All courses have enrollment limits. 

On-Campus Dual Enrollment 2024-2025 Courses

2024 - 2025 Online Course Offerings

Available courses are listed below. All courses have enrollment limits. All courses are asynchronous, meaning the student does not need to be logged in at the same time as the instructor.

Online Dual Enrollment 2024-25 Courses

Online Technology Requirements

At minimum, students should:
• have an understanding of basic computer usage (creating folders/directories, switching between programs, formatting and backing up media, accessing the Internet).
• be able to use a word processing program (e.g., Microsoft Word) to create, edit, save, and retrieve documents. MS Word is provided free of charge to all TWU students.
• be able to use a Web browser to open Web pages, open PDF files, manage a list of Web pages (bookmarks/favorites), post to blogs and/or discussion boards, participate in chats, and search the Internet.
• be able to use an email program to send, receive, store, and retrieve messages.
• be able to download, install, and utilize basic software applications obtained from Internet sources.

This is a technology-based course. Students enrolled in this course are expected to complete assignments which require a higher level of technical capability than your average class. In order to effectively complete assignments, students should have access to a modern desktop or laptop computer with MS Office and should have regular access to a broadband internet connection. 

Prepare for unexpected problems and emergencies. Understand that problems and glitches do occur in electronic mediums, as they do in any learning environment. Have a back-up plan for completing course work, such as using the computers at a local library, in case your computer crashes or your service is interrupted.

In addition, students are encouraged to save backup copies of any assignments posted online. Legitimate system outages of LAMP/Sakai, should they occur, will be taken into consideration; should a system outage occur, revert to email or other means of communication with the instructor to ensure continued course progress.


The Dual Enrollment Grant (DEG) through the state of Tennessee covers the cost of a student’s first five dual enrollment courses at Tennessee Wesleyan University. For courses 6-10, the DEG provides $100 per credit hour, making each three-hour course cost $213.

Courses 1-5
No Cost
Cost fully covered by Dual Enrollment Grant (student must apply for DEG)

Courses 6-10
$213 Cost partially covered by Dual Enrollment Grant (student must apply for DEG)

See more on the Dual Enrollment Grant.

Campus Resources & Advising

Dual Enrollment students are issued a TWU ID, which provides access to all the campus resources available to traditional on-campus students, such as:
•Merner Pfeiffer Library
•Thunder Fitness Complex
•Colloms Campus Center (student life hub)
•Mosher Success Center (student success coaches)
•campus events
•athletic events
…and more. 

When you arrive on campus, you won’t be left on your own! TWU provides a faculty advisor for all Dual Enrollment students. Dr. Sharon Brown, one of our math faculty, talks students through courses at TWU that will help in their future ventures, whether they stay at TWU or move onto another University.

TWU prepares students with the transformative experience and to be well-rounded leaders who make a positive impact on the world.

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