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Dual enrollment

Admission as a dual enrollment student at CMU allows you to enrich your educational experiences by getting a head start on college credits while you complete your high school degree.

Benefits

  • Take classes at CMU that are not available at your high school.
  • Take one or two college courses each semester.
  • The CMU Admissions Office will work with you to enroll in courses that meet your needs.
  • CMU accepts dual enrollment credit from other colleges.
  • Count your earned CMU credits both toward high school graduation requirements and college degree requirements.

Requirements

In order to be accepted for dual enrollment at CMU, you must:

  • Be a high school senior. Juniors may be considered in exceptional cases.
  • Satisfy the admission requirements for new CMU freshmen - including a 3.35 or higher cumulative grade point average and a 22 ACT composite score.
  • Receive a recommendation from a high school counselor or principal.
  • Apply six months or more before the start of the class you wish to take.

How to apply

  • Apply online or by mail using the regular CMU application.
  • Have your counselor complete the appropriate portion of the application.
  • Submit the $35 application fee.
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