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Pathways to Earn College Credit in High School

Explore how your student can take college classes and/or earn college credit for free, including Dual Enrollment!
Parent Preview Night: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Learn more about the benefits of dual enrollment plus ask questions. Presentation starts at 6:30 PM, with an open Q&A from 7 to 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6 PM. Melbourne Campus, Building 16, Student Union - 2nd Floor

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There are several ways your student can earn free college credit at Eastern Florida State College while in high school. The options include:

  • Dual Enrollment
  • Early Admission
  • Advance Standing Credit
  • And More

We shared lots of information about these options in our most recent Parent Preview Night in April. Thank you to all those who attended to learn how high school students can reduce time and money spent on college, get students ready for the rigors of college coursework, and strengthen university applications.

Dual Enrollment Exploration Resources

Dual Enrollment by the Numbers

  • Brevard families saved $5.5 million dollars in tuition last school year thanks to dual enrollment
  • 355 high school seniors graduated with both their high school diploma and A.A. degree from EFSC in Spring 2023, preparing them to transfer right to a University
  • 3,686 Brevard students took dual enrollment classes at EFSC during the 2022-23 school year
  • 353 high school seniors attended EFSC as full-time college students in the 2022-23 academic year through our Early Admission program.

Take the Next Steps

Advance Standing Credit is a pathway toward earning college credit while still in high school through career and technical education. Students can earn FREE college credit after high school for taking certain combinations of qualified courses in high school and college. Explore the processes for Advance Standing Credit, Dual Enrollment, and Early Admission and reach out to our Accelerated Programs Office if you have questions.

female student in white cap and gown holding two diplomas

Kiersten Blaylock, '22 Grad

As a dual enrolled student, Kiersten earned her high school diploma as Bayside's valedictorian, while also earning her Associate in Arts degree through the Early College form of dual enrollment.

Her next stop: UCF to study film.

"It's so worthwhile and I wouldn't change anything."

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