Get a Head Start on Your College Education
Dual Enrollment gives students in public, private, charter schools and home education the opportunity to take college courses. FIU offers more than 190 degree options, has over 11 schools and colleges - including South Florida's only public colleges of law and medicine - and is one of the top research universities in the nation.
Ready to get a head start? FIU Dual Enrollment courses can be taken at an FIU campus, at high school or online. See if you meet eligibility criteria and apply to Dual Enrollment today!
Why Choose FIU?
Students in FIU Dual Enrollment save money and time. While in the program students earn college credits tuition free; student is exempt from the payment of registration, tuition, and laboratory fees. Then after graduation, research has shown that students could go on to earn their degree in 3.5 years on average. Plus, Dual Enrollment students receive university perks like a Panther ID, access to FIU Library, tutoring, counseling, advising, student resources and the chance to Experience FIU.
If you choose Full-Time/Dual Enrollment Early Admission, you can enroll in courses full time on campus beginning in your senior year. Students in this program enroll in 12-15 credits each semester and earn credits that apply toward high school graduation and a bachelor's degree.
Future admission to FIU as a degree-seeking student is selective and is not guaranteed via participation in the Dual Enrollment Program. Prospective students must apply to FIU and meet all FIU admissions requirements.
Helping Families Save
FIU Dual Enrollment helped families save $9.8 million in tuition and fees in 2018.
FIU Dual Enrollment helped families save $1.7 million in textbook costs in 2018.
Become a Partner School
Dual Enrollment partnerships support student access to higher education. High schools can offer students challenging and innovative college courses. High school instructors can engage in professional development workshops. Learn more about benefits and how to become a Dual Enrollment partner.
FIU Dual Enrollment program, implemented in conjunction with district, charter and private schools, serves as a catalyst of community change and hope for a better future.
The program follows Florida Board of Governors Regulations*, as well as adheres to the Florida Statute 1007.271 Dual Enrollment Programs, Florida Department of Education Common Placement Testing, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges' (SACSCOC) Dual Enrollment Policy Statement.
*Among the Florida Board of Governors regulations observed by the DE Program, the following are identified: 6.006 Acceleration Mechanisms; 6.007 Vaccinations Against Meningitis and Hepatitis B; 6.008 Postsecondary College-level Preparatory Testing, Placement, and Instruction for State Universities; 6.0105 Student Conduct and Discipline; 6.012 Access to Certain Electronic Library Resources by Accelerated Secondary Students; 7.008 Waiver and Exemptions of Tuition and Fees; and 8.009 Textbook and Instructional Materials Affordability.