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1 High School Scholars Dual Enrollment Program The University of Scranton

2 High School Scholars Opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to experience college and earn credit Students may choose from more than 70 courses Costs are significantly discounted through scholarship underwritten by The University of Scranton

3 Benefits Allows students to transition from high school to college easily Provides students with exposure to college life without overwhelming them Opportunity to explore college life Opportunity to accumulate college credits prior to finishing high school/accelerate college degree

4 Benefits Significant cost savings Increase opportunity for college scholarship Recent studies indicate a greater first year success rate among students participating in dual enrollment program

5 Admission Requirements Students who have completed their sophomore year are eligible to apply Minimum GPA 3.3 or a B+ average 1000 SAT scores (if applicable) Demonstrated readiness for college level work

6 Application Requirements Completed application ($20 application fee) Official High School transcript Recommendation from guidance counselor

7 Dual Enrollment Grant funded program provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education Goal: Increase high school student exposure to college level work Locally administered through your high school Provides financial support for student participation in the High School Scholars Program

8 Dual Enrollment College courses can be used towards high school graduation requirements – “Double Dipping”

9 Next Step? Speak to your guidance office Complete application and submit to school counselor Request high school transcript and letter of recommendation Forward completed application to the College of graduate and Continuing Education at the University of Scranton Contact CGCE at (570) 941-7580 or

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