Dual Enrollment

 

Dual Enrollment is a program that allows high school students to take college classes before graduating from high school. Students take classes to receive high school credit and college credit. One semester of a Gwinnett Technical College course equals a full year of a high school course.

 

To be eligible, a student must:
  • Be at least 14 years of age by the first day of the semester in which the student participates in Dual Enrollment.
  • Be enrolled in the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade of a private or public high school in Georgia, or a home study program in Georgia operated in accordance with state law
  • Be accepted to Gwinnett Technical College.
  • Be enrolled in courses listed in the approved Dual Enrollment Course Directory
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by Gwinnett Tech (Satisfactory Academic Progress).
  • There is no GPA requirement for admissions to Gwinnett Tech.
 

Program Level: Degree

NEXT GEN ACCUPLACER
Reading    236
Writing      249
Arithmetic 229
Quantitative Reasoning 245

Classic ACCUPLACER
Reading Comprehension 64
Sentence Skills 70
Arithmetic 34
Elementary Algebra 57

PSAT after March 2016

Reading 17
Writing and Language Test 17
Math 21

SAT (Old) through 02/2016:
Verbal 480
Math 440

SAT (New) beginning 03/2016:
Reading 17
Writing 17
Math 21

ACT

Reading 16
English 14
Math 17

 

Program Level: Diploma/Certificate

NEXT GEN ACCUPLACER
Reading    224
Writing      236
Arithmetic 229

Classic ACCUPLACER
Reading Comprehension 55
Sentence Skills 60
Arithmetic 34

PSAT after March 2016

Reading 16
Writing and Language Test 15
Math 18

SAT (Old) through 02/2016:
Verbal 430
Math 400

SAT (New) beginning 03/2016:
Reading 16
Writing 15
Math 18

ACT

Reading 14
English 13
Math 14

ACCUPLACER Information:
Students must submit a Dual Enrollment admissions application to the college before they can take the ACCUPLACER test. Students must initially test in all four sections. Dual Enrollment students must wait 14 days before they can retest for free. Students are allowed one retest per section, once a semester. Find out more about the ACCUPLACER, including a link to sample questions and test dates/times.

SAT and ACT Information:

  • Students must place a request with the College Board to have their official SAT and ACT score report sent directly to Gwinnett Tech. It can take several weeks for the college to receive test scores from the College Board.
  • Students who do not have qualifying SAT or ACT test scores must take the ACCUPLACER. Find out more about the ACCUPLACER placement test. 

PSAT Information:
Gwinnett Tech accepts official, qualifying PSAT NMSQT scores from tests taken after March 2016.
An official, qualifying PSAT score report must:

  • Include the 2-digit minimum score requirements
  • Be printed on official high school or home study letterhead
  • Be signed by a high school administrator/counselor or home study administrator

An official, PSAT score report can be submitted:

  • Electronically. A high school administrator/counselor or home study administrator can scan a signed score report to DualEnrollment@GwinnettTech.edu.
  • Via mail. A high school administrator/counselor or home study administrator can mail a signed score report to the following address:

Gwinnett Technical College
5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy
Lawrenceville, Ga 30043
Attention: Dual Enrollment

  • In person. Students can submit their official score reports on the college campus.
    • A student can come to the college campus and print their score report in the presence of a Gwinnett Tech representative.
    • A student can submit a sealed copy of a score report that has been printed and signed by the high school administrator/counselor or home study administrator. Students can submit the sealed envelope to the Dual Enrollment folder at the One Stop/Information desk of either campus.

*Students may not submit a printed copy of their score report from their College Board account.

Academic Calendars
Pay close attention to the following dates and deadlines on the calendar:
  • Complete Admissions Application File for Early Registration and Late Registration
  • Early Registration and Late Registration periods
  • Classes Begin and Classes End dates
  • Drop & Add date
  • All Withdrawal deadlines
Be sure to adhere to any additional deadlines at your high school.

Advantages

  • Save time! Get a head start on your college education while finishing your high school diploma.
  • Save money! Tuition, mandatory fees and textbooks are covered.*
  • Save HOPE credits! Credits do not count towards HOPE allotment.
  • Flexible schedule! Participate during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
  • Variety of courses! General Education and Technical courses are offered on-campus and online (Course Catalog). 
  • Transfer your credits! General Education courses transfer to all University System of Georgia colleges (Transfer Agreement).
  • Register early! Dual enrollment students can register approximately one week prior to traditional students.

*In some cases, students may need to pay additional supply fees or purchase supplies or equipment.

Apply Online
Contact the Dual Enrollment Office
  • Lawrenceville Campus
    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
    Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    678-226-6889
  • Alpharetta-North Fulton Campus
    2875 Old Milton Parkway
    Alpharetta, GA 30009
    470-282-5409
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