Managing Dual Enrollment Programs

Review of Program Models, Operations, and Outcomes

Topics: Special Populations, Student Experience, Student Affairs

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Universities that offer dual enrollment programs for high school students must manage increasing student demand in the face of changing state legislation. This brief examines how institutions finance their dual enrollment programs, and how they ensure academic rigor as their programs continue to grow. The report also considers how dual enrollment programs ensure that students can transfer credits, and what strategies they use to encourage DE students to matriculate as undergraduates.

Research Questions

  • What qualifications do dual enrollment programs require of program instructors?
  • What types of budgets support dual enrollment programs overall?
  • What student services do contacts provide to dual enrollment students?