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What if you were able to take exciting college classes while you are in high school earning both college and high school credit? What if you could get started on your career years early and save a lot of time and money? Start Here!

  • Save time! You can earn an associate’s degree while finishing high school at NO COST to you or your parents!
  • Save money! Your tuition, mandatory fees and books are fully covered.
  • Save HOPE credits! Courses taken under Dual Enrollment don’t count against the maximum hourly caps for HOPE scholarships or grants.
  • Flex your schedule! You can participate in Dual Enrollment in any semester – and you can choose convenient times for on-campus or online classes.
  • Transfer your credits! Many of your credits are guaranteed to transfer to other colleges and universities in Georgia if you decide to continue your studies for a bachelor’s degree.
  • For more information visit www.doublethecredit.org

Test Score Requirements

Degree Level

  • SAT: 450 Reading, 440 Math (exams taken through February 2016)
  • SAT: 25 Reading, 26 Writing, 24 Math (as of March 2016)
  • ACT: 17 Reading, 16 English, 19 Math
  • PSAT: 23 Reading, 24 Writing, 22 Algebra 22 (taken after 03/16)
  • GA Milestones ELA: 525
  • ACCUPLACER: 64 Reading, 70 Sentence Skills, 57 Algebra
  • COMPASS: 79 Reading, 62 Writing, 26 Pre-Alg
  • HOPE GPA: 2.6 or higher (after 10th grade completion)

Diploma/Certificate Level

  • SAT: 430 Reading, 400 Math (exams taken through February 2016)
  • SAT: 24 Reading, 25 Writing, 22 Math (as of March 2016)
  • ACT: 13 Reading, 12 English, 17 Math
  • PSAT: 22 Reading, 23 Writing, 20 Math (taken after 03/16)
  • GA Milestones ELA: 525
  • ACCUPLACER: 55 Reading, 60 Sentence Skills, 34 Math
  • COMPASS: 70 Reading, 32 Writing, 26 Pre-Alg
  • HOPE GPA: 2.6 or higher (after 10th grade completion)


To be eligible, a student must:

  • Be enrolled in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade of a private or public high school in Georgia, or a home study program in Georgia operated in accordance with state law.
  • Be admitted to an eligible, participating University System of Georgia, Technical College System of Georgia or private postsecondary institution as a dual credit enrollment student
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by the eligible postsecondary institution (college or university). To find out more on SAP requirements at Southern Regional Technical College, click here.


All high school students are eligible to take Dual Enrollment courses, and Financial Aid is available for students who meet the following requirements. Students who are not eligible for Financial Aid to cover their Dual Enrollment courses are responsible for paying all tuition and any required fees.

Dual Enrollment Funding:

  • Dual Enrollment Funding is available to any 10-12th grader in occupational/CTAE courses; and any 11-12th grader in academic core courses.
  • Additionally, 2020-2021 10th graders are eligible for any core or occupational courses if they were enrolled in Dual Enrollment during the 2019-2020 school year.
  • 10th Graders who have a minimum SAT score of 1200 or minimum ACT composite score of 26 in a single national test administration, are eligible for any academic core courses. Note: GSFC must have the required test score(s) in the Dual Enrollment system prior to the student’s Dual Enrollment funding Application being approved by the high school or home study.
  • 9th graders are not eligible for Dual Enrollment funding but can self-pay or have their tuition paid by their school system or another partner.
  • Students are limited to a total of 30 Dual Enrollment Funding hours starting Summer of 2020, with a limit of 15 hours per semester. This includes all attempted hours at all colleges and universities where Dual Enrollment Funding was used.
    • Students who have taken 18 or fewer hours prior to Summer of 2020 are eligible for 12 additional hours of Dual Enrollment Funding.
    • Students who have taken 19 or more hours prior to the Summer of 2020, are eligible for 12 additional Dual Enrollment funded hours (regardless of how many they have already taken).
  • Starting with Summer 2020, students with 2 or more withdrawals become ineligible for Dual Enrollment Funding.
  • Starting with Summer 2020, a student may not receive funding for the same course twice.

HOPE Grant and HOPE Career Grant Bridge Funding:

The HOPE Grant and HOPE Career Grant Bridge Funding can be used to fund additional courses for regular Dual Enrollment students after the student has exhausted their 30 Dual Enrollment Funded hours.

  • Students wishing to use the HOPE Grant/HOPE Career Grant must choose from a HOPE Career Grant program.
  • Students who use the HOPE Grant/HOPE Career Grant must meet HOPE residency requirements.
  • Any HOPE Career Grant or HOPE Grant hours used will count against HOPE and Zell Miller caps.


  • 9th graders who enroll in Dual Enrollment courses can self pay for tuition and any required fees.
  • Any students can elect to self pay for courses at any point during enrollment.
  • All students not eligible for Financial Aid to cover their Dual Enrollment courses are responsible for paying all tuition and any required fees.


Be sure to adhere to the application deadlines for both Southern Regional Technical College and your high school. Please submit your application and all required paperwork (transcripts, test scores, consent form and photo ID) prior to the semester you are entering. You will also need to submit an application for Dual Enrollment for each semester.

Contact Us

Dana Lewis
Assistant High School Coordinator/Recruiter
Moultrie, Tifton
Mandy Ponder
High School Coordinator
Moultrie, Tifton
Laura Kelly
Assistant High School Coordinator/Recruiter
Thomasville, Cairo, Pelham, Camilla
Missy Stanaland
High School Coordinator
Thomasville, Cairo, Pelham, Camilla

Kellie Powell
Assistant High School Coordinator/Recruiter
Bainbridge, Blakely, Colquitt, Donalsonville

Jessica French

High School Coordinator
Bainbridge, Blakely, Colquitt, Donalsonville