Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for Dual Enrollment?
- A student who is enrolled in any of grades 6 through 12 in a Florida public school or in a Florida private school. The student must have a 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher and a College Readiness score on a common placement test adopted by the State Board of Education that indicates the student is ready for college-level coursework.
- Student eligibility requirements for continued enrollment in college credit dual enrollment courses must include the maintenance of a 3.0 unweighted high school grade point average or higher
- College ready cut off scores can be viewed at:http://www.fldoe.org/schools/higher-ed/fl-college-system/common-placement-testing.stml
Are all college courses available through Dual Enrollment?
- Most 1000 and 2000 level courses are available for Dual Enrollment; however, there are some restrictions on choice of courses.
- Courses must count toward high school graduation.
- Remedial, physical education skills, and some recreational courses are not available for Dual Enrollment.
When and where may dual enrollment courses be taken?
- These courses may be taken before, during, or after school or during the summer.
- They may be offered at the high school or college. However, if the student is projected to graduate from high school before the scheduled completion date of a postsecondary course, the student may not register for that course through Dual Enrollment.
Are dual enrollment students responsible for registration, tuition and laboratory fees?
- Students are exempt from the payment of registration, tuition, and laboratory fees.
Are dual enrollment students responsible instructional materials (books)?
- Dade County Public School students: Request a book voucher from the high school.
- Broward Public School, Charter School and Private School students: Must consult with the high school counselor.
- Home Education Students: Not required to pay for their own instructional material (please contact the dual enrollment office for additional inforamtion).
What are the Students financial responsibilities?
- Photo ID Fee (First -time registered students are required to have a photo ID. The fee is assessed at registration to all FIU students once every academic year (Fall-Summer).
- Parking Decal
- Parking Ticket
- Library Fine
- Orientation Fee (for Early Admission Students Only)
Is there tutoring at FIU for Dual Enrollment students?
- Students can access tutoring in a variety of subject areas, as well as participate in programs that develop their critical thinking and study skills.
- With a comprehensive approach, services are delivered in person or online via modalities such as one-on-one, small groups, study halls, or workshops
- For more information about the University Learning Center, please visit https://learningcenter.fiu.edu/
Is there a Disability Resource Center at FIU?
- The Disability Resource Center at FIU provides support to students with disabilities by ensuring student access to inclusive academic programs in person and online.
- For additional information please visit: http://drc.fiu.edu
How can a dual enrollment students get access to the FIU Library?
- Please visit the following FIU Library Link: https://library.fiu.edu/
What is Early Admissions Dual Enrollment?
- Early Admissions Dual Enrollment is a form of dual enrollment through which eligible secondary students enroll in a postsecondary institution on a full-time basis in courses that are creditable toward the high school diploma and the associate or baccalaureate degree.
- A student must enroll in a minimum of 12 college credit hours per semester or the equivalent to participate in the early admission program; however, a student may not be required to enroll in more than 15 college credit hours per semester or the equivalent. Students enrolled pursuant to this subsection are exempt from the payment of registration, tuition, and laboratory fees.