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Dual Enrollment


Dual Enrollment

You’re set for your next step, so take it. Why wait for the challenge and excitement of being a college student? Enroll in real college courses while taking high school classes with Dual Enrollment.

Why Dual Enrollment?


Types of Dual Enrollment

african american female dual enrollment students at STLCC


Students who want to take 1 or more classes while in high school, who are not part of a special cohort, Early College program, or Make It Count. Also, a great option for homeschool students!

Make it Count student at STLCC

Early College

Graduate high school with a high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree by taking classes with STLCC full-time during junior and senior years. Contact your high school counselor to see if your school offers this opportunity!

young african american male high school student in dual credit program at STLCC

Make It Count

High school seniors spend their final semester of high school earning a full semester of college credit at STLCC. Contact your high school counselor to see if your school offers this opportunity!


Special Cohort programs:

Students take a special STLCC class built specifically for their high school. Reach out to your high school counselor to see if your school offers this opportunity!

To begin dual enrollment, you have to show the maturity and responsibility to handle college courses. That’s why, we look for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with a 2.0 GPA or higher. To enroll, you'll need written permission from a school administrator and a parent or guardian.

If you’re taking classes through dual enrollment, you only pay half the normal cost per credit hour. Rates below include a $7 activity fee, a $11 technology fee, and a $5 service fee per credit hour.

Residency Type

Dual Enrollment Rate

Standard Rate


$72.50/credit hour

$122/credit hour


$97/credit hour

$171/credit hour


$128/credit hour

$233/credit hour


$133/credit hour

$243/credit hour

Costs shown reflects the rates for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Follow these nine steps to get set up for your first semester as a Dual Enrollment student:

  1. Apply - Your first step is to complete our free application.
  2. Get connected - Activate your MySTLCC username and email by entering your student number, last name and date of birth.
  3. Login to Navigate - Use your MySTLCC email and password to login. Navigate will keep you updated on important deadlines, events and activities.
  4. Submit a Dual Enrollment Authorization form - Before you can begin classes, you must submit a Dual Enrollment Authorization form to an STLCC campus Admissions and Enrollment Services office.
  5. Send in your ACT scores or take a placement test - If you've taken your ACT, request that a copy of your scores is sent to STLCC-Registrar's office. If you don’t have an ACT/SAT score or it doesn’t meet our criteria, you can determine your best fit through tests at our Testing Centers.
  6. Submit your transcript - To enroll as a high school student, you will need to submit a transcript to STLCC-Admission's office.
  7. Complete Archer Orientation and register for classes - Dual enrollment students must attend Archer Orientation. Archer Orientation consists of three steps – an informational presentation, academic advising, and registering for classes. You will start this process by viewing a series of Archer Orientation videos and completing the corresponding quizzes. This will be followed by a one-on-one academic advising session, and completed with registration for classes.
  8. Pay for your classes - After you’ve registered, you can pay for your classes in full by cash, check or credit card at the Cashier’s office on campus or online through Banner Self-Service.
  9. Get ready to be a college student! - Now that you’re officially a college student, you’ll experience the added responsibility of buying your own books, getting your STLCC OneCard and planning to how to get to campus, including registering for a U-Pass if necessary.

Contact Admissions and Enrollment Services

A representative can be reached by phone at 314-539-5005. The offices are open Mondays - Thursdays from 8 a.m.-6 p.m, and Fridays from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on all campuses.

Florissant Valley

Administration Building

Forest Park

Location: SC-100


Location: AD-110

South County

Main Office


Main Office

Harrison Education Center

Main Office

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