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Dual Enrollment Program

Take advantage of our dual enrollment partnerships with high schools in Philadelphia and the tri-state area. Students who enroll in Widener courses earn both high school and college credit.   

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Benefits of Dual Enrollment

  • Expands course offerings available to high school students and improves their college readiness
  • Provides access to Widener professors and/or college-level curriculum materials
  • Provides a pathway to college for first-generation and disadvantaged students 
  • Reduces students' college course load, which equips them to graduate early and enter the workforce sooner
  • Reduces the overall cost of a college education by enabling students to earn discounted credits in high school
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Requirements for Dual Enrollment Courses & Admission

  • High School partners are strongly encouraged to enroll at least 8 - 25 students in the same semester. Course offerings can be found on the College Courses for High School Students page
  • Students should be at the junior or senior class level
  • Students need a minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • Students enrolled should be high-achieving, motivated, and responsible, with good time-management skills 
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Discounted Dual Enrollment Course Tuition

Tuition for dual enrollment courses costs $200 per student, which allows students to earn college credits at a deeply discounted rate.  

Enrolling in an Upcoming Term

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Dual Enrollment Course Offerings

Check the current course offerings by term for the dual enrollment program. 

Courses by Term

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How to Enroll in Courses

Contact your high school counselor if your school is a dual enrollment partner.

Cardinal O'Hara High School
Springfield, Pennsylvania

Chester-Upland School District
Chester, PA

Commonwealth Charter Academy Cyber School 
Harrisburg, PA 

Delaware County Technical School
Morton, Pennsylvania

Mastery - Thomas High School
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sussex Technical High School
Georgetown, Delaware

Dual enrollment program credits are transferable college credits. 

Get in Touch

If you have any questions or would like to enroll in Widener's dual enrollment program, please contact us for more information.