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Dual Enrollment

What is Dual Enrollment?

Dual Enrollment is a cost-effective way for high school students to get a head start on college. It allows you to enroll in college courses while you are still in high school, saving time and money. Dual enrollment is also a proven way for determined students to pursue advanced coursework related to your anticipated major.

Steps to Enroll

Steps to Enroll

Step-by-step instructions guide you through the dual enrollment process

Participating High Schools

Participating High Schools

List of high schools offering Rio Salado dual enrollment programs

Benefits of Dual Enrollment

Benefits of Dual Enrollment

See all the advantages that dual enrollment offers

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance

Apply for Tuition Assistance to help pay for your tuition and registration fees for your dual enrollment classes.

Resources for Dual Students

Forms, payment options, grants, placement tests, study guides and more.

FAQs for Students and Parents

Answers to your frequently asked questions about Rio Salado's dual enrollment program.

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Warren, Fatima, Isabelle -- Valley Vista

"My biggest regret is waiting until senior year to take dual enrollment courses. I highly recommend dual to any student wanting to get ahead in their pursuit of a college education." -- Warren

"The benefit of dual enrollment is that you can get ahead for college while in high school. I would recommend it because it is easy to apply for, you can get help when needed and the tuition is affordable." -- Fatima

"I'll be going to college feeling prepared and with almost 1 year done thanks to dual enrollment."  -- Isabelle

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