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.

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.

 

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

ACCUPLACER

Reading Comprehension 64
Sentence Skills 70
Arithmetic 34
Elementary Algebra 57

PSAT after March 2016

Reading 23
Writing and Language Test 24
Math 22

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

SAT (New) beginning 03/2016:
Reading 25
Writing 26
Math 24

ACT

English 20
Math 19
Reading 17

 

Program Level: Diploma/Certificate

ACCUPLACER

Reading Comprehension 55
Sentence Skills 60
Arithmetic 34

PSAT after March 2016

Reading 22
Writing and Language Test 23
Math 20

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

SAT (New) beginning 03/2016:
Reading 24
Writing 25
Math 22

ACT

English 17
Math 17
Reading 15

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. 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.

Find out more about the ACCUPLACER placement test.

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.
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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