Dual credit may be an option for high school students who want to begin taking college courses while they are still in high school. Dual credit courses at Ashland Community and Technical College are offered during the regular school day at all of the high schools in our area. Dual Credit is a college level course of study where a high school student earns both high school and college credit upon successful completion of the course. Dual credit courses are transferrable to other public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky. Students interested in taking dual credit courses must meet the following criteria before they are allowed to participate in this opportunity:
There is a cost associated with dual credit courses through ACTC, but it is much lower than regular tuition costs. Students can not only gain college credit, but can gain that credit with less of a financial obligation. Currently, under the statewide memorandum of agreement for dual credit, the tuition/fees for dual credit offerings at ACTC are:
If you would like more information concerning our dual credit offerings at ACTC, or what your high school can do to offer dual credit opportunities for the students, please contact:
Dr. Keith Brammell, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs at ACTC.