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Begin in High School - Finish at FIU

Gain a competitive edge on your first-year experience in college. Get a head start on learning critical thinking, writing and reading skills. Complete University Core Curriculum (UCC) courses and explore degree pathways. Best of all, reduce the cost of your higher education.

Start by meeting with your school counselor, or parent/legal guardian if you are a home school student, to discuss dual enrollment opportunities.


  • Experience firsthand what college courses are like
  • Get flexible options for taking courses: at your school, online and at FIU
  • Explore degree majors by taking courses in your area of academic interest
  • Save money – dual enrollment courses are exempt from tuition and fees
  • Save time by earning college and high school credits at the same time
  • Get access to Student Resources at FIU


Fast Facts

  • 150+

    Courses to choose from

  • 70+

    Participating high schools

  • 3.5 years

    Average time to earn a degree for FIU Dual Enrollment students

Eligibility Requirements

In order to enroll in on campus, at high school or online dual enrollment courses, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in grades 6-12 in a Florida public, charter, private or home school course of study that fulfills requirements for high school graduation
  • Have a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA
  • Meet the minimum standardized college placement and/or college readiness score according to the Florida Department of Education’s Common Placement Testing

Students interested in the Full-Time/Dual Enrollment Early Admission program must:

  • Be a rising senior in high school
  • Have a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA
  • Meet a minimum SAT score of 1200 or ACT score of 25

Additionally, students must meet required testing standards for enrollment in courses with pre-requisites (i.e. math courses higher than College Algebra require ALEKS placement exam).

Continued participation in the program requires that students maintain a 3.0 College GPA.

Program Types

Earn college credits at your high school

Dual enrollment courses can be taken at Partner Schools during the high school academic year. Students earn, at the same time, college credits and credits that fulfill requirements for high school graduation.

Courses are taught by either a high school instructor appointed as an FIU Courtesy Lecturer, or an FIU faculty or adjunct instructor.

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Other Programs

Together with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) FIU offers additional dual enrollment opportunities through the following: