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Dual Enrollment (DE)

Future Spring 2016 Students Information Page

What is Dual Enrollment (DE)?

Dual enrollment is an acceleration mechanism that allows students to pursue an advanced curriculum relevant to their individual postsecondary interests.

According to the U.S. Department of Education, college credit earned prior to high school graduation reduces the average time-to-degree and increases the likelihood of graduation for the students who participate in these programs. There is great potential to further engage and motivate students to take academically rigorous courses that capture their interests. There is also evidence that dual enrollment increases academic performance and educational attainment.

Key points include the following:

  1. Academic readiness, social maturity and motivation

  2. Not yet graduated from high school

  3. Meet GPA (3.0 unweighted) and college-ready test score eligibility requirements

  4. School guidance counselor recommendation and parent(s)/legal guardian(s) approval

  5. Successfully complete courses with a "C" or better

  6. Beginning of your permanent college transcript

  7. Receiving both high school and college credit for the course(s) completed via


All students are required to submit and have college-ready test scores on file at Valencia College for reading, writing and math, by the deadline for the desired term of enrollment. Any combination of eligible scores (see below) will be accepted.

PERT Reading 106 Writing 103 Math 123
114 (Intermediate, MAT1033C)
ACT Reading 19 English 17 Math 21
19 (Intermediate, MAT1033C)
SAT Critical Reading 440 Math 500
440 (Intermediate, MAT1033C)



Dual Enrollment Step-by-Step Guide

Dual Enrollment Assessment Notes Handout

Student Consent to Release Form

Parking Decal Information

Requesting An Official Valencia Transcript

Becoming A Degree-Seeking Student



Monday - Thursday: 8 AM to 5 PM
Friday: 9AM to 5PM

Summer Hours (applicable May-July 17th only) Monday - Thursday: 8AM to 5PM / Friday: 9AM to 12PM

Phone: 407-582-1600 (WC)

Fax: 407-582-1901


West Campus: Student Services Building (SSB), Room 146B
Osceola Campus: Building 2, Room 140B (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday)

Dual Enrollment Office
West Campus, MC 4-48
1800 South Kirkman Rd.
Orlando, FL 32811