Dual Enrollment 2017-10-13T10:24:00+00:00

Dual Enrollment

Northwestern State University, in partnership with participating high schools, is pleased to offer courses for college credit for selected high school students. In an effort to provide a unique opportunity, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students may earn college credit while enrolled in courses taught by their high school teacher. Students may also enroll in online courses directly through Northwestern or in traditional courses on Northwestern’s campus.

  1. Student must be enrolled in a Louisiana public, private or parochial school, or in a BESE-Approved Home Study Program.
  2. Student must be on track for completing (by graduation from high school) the required Regents’ Core Curriculum.
  3. Student must be enrolled in a college course for which dual credit is attempted and recorded on both student’s secondary and postsecondary academic record.
  4. Student will be admitted and enrolled as a “Non-Degree Seeking” student. Upon graduation from high school, if the student enrolls at NSU, they will apply for admission as a regular student and must meet the university’s admission requirements.
  • 18 COMPOSITE score on ACT or PLAN (or ASPIRE/PREACT/SAT equivalent)
  • 18 ENGL sub-score on ACT or PLAN (or ASPIRE/PREACT/SAT/COMPASS/ACCUPLACER equivalent) to enroll in ENGL
  • 19 MATH sub-score on ACT or PLAN (or ASPIRE/PREACT/SAT/COMPASS/ACCUPLACER equivalent) to enroll in MATH
  • GPA 3.00 – Sophomore/Junior Status
  • GPA 2.75 – Senior Status
Student may enroll in courses listed on Louisiana Board of Regents’ Master Course Articulation Matrix AY 2017-2018.
Courses taught by High School Faculty

  1. Tuition and fees are exempt for courses offered at the high school taught by NSU approved high school faculty.
  2. Student is responsible for textbooks and course materials if applicable.
Courses taught by NSU Faculty

  1. $100.00 tuition per course inclusive of all fees, if taught by NSU faculty regardless of delivery method.
  2. Student is responsible for textbooks and course materials if applicable.
  3. Payment method for district’s Supplemental Course Academy (SCA) funds:
    • District’s SCA Participation – $100.00 tuition per course inclusive of all fees regardless of delivery method. Student is responsible for textbooks and course materials (if applicable). District will pay NSU 100% of its stated course tuition if student remains in courses through NSU’s add/drop period for the fall 2017 semester and the spring 2018 semester.
    • District’s NON-SCA Participation – $100.00 tuition per course inclusive of all fees regardless of delivery method. Student is responsible for tuition, textbooks, and course materials (if applicable). Student will pay NSU 100% of its stated course tuition if they remain in courses through NSU’s add/drop period for the fall 2017 semester and the spring 2018 semester.

  • Student must apply for admission by completing the online NSU Dual Enrollment Application.
  • Student must submit official ACT, PLAN, ASPIRE, PREACT, SAT, COMPASS or ACCUPLACER scores.
  • Student must submit official high school transcript (GPA listed).
Students should access the State of Louisiana Board of Regents’ website to view the Master Course Articulation Matrix. Students should consult with the Registrar’s Office of the institution they plan on attending after high school prior to enrolling in dual enrollment courses to verify course transferability.
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Documents

Student Eligibility Framework

Online Application Process

Articulation Matrix 2017-18

Contact

Julie Longlois
Carl D. Perkins Program
119 South Hall
Phone: 318-357-6355
Toll Free: 800-376-2422
longloisj@nsula.edu