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Dual Enrollment (DE)

Private School Students

Summer 2018 Dates:
Application Opens: Monday, 2/26
Application & Test Score Deadline: Friday, 4/6

Fall 2018 Dates:

Application Opens: Monday, 2/26
Application Deadline: Friday, 4/6
Test Score Deadline: Friday, 4/20

Students attending an eligible private school within Orange or Osceola county are able to participate in Valencia's Dual Enrollment program. We encourage students to consult with their parents/legal guardians and guidance counselor to determine eligibility for the challenge of college level coursework.

Test Score Requirements

Associate in Arts (A.A) Degree Requirements

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At A Glance (Criteria):

  • Be a resident of Orange or Osceola County and enrolled in grades 6 – 12 at a public school.
  • 3.0 unweighted high school GPA for grades 6-11th; or 3.0 weighted GPA for 12th grade at the time of application. Middle school students must have a high school level GPA.
  • Demonstrate college readiness in reading, writing and math via the PERT, ACT or SAT by the assessment scores deadline. We accept any combination of scores.

Eligible Private Schools

Private School Student Checklist:

  • Resident of Orange or Osceola county
  • Currently attending a private school in Orange or Osceola county, grades 6-12 (Note: private school must have a current articulation agreement with Valencia College in order for students to participate)
  • Complete a Dual Enrollment Application (Free)
  • Obtain parent permission (signature required on DE admissions application)
  • Meet with your guidance counselor to discuss Dual Enrollment requirements and to verify your GPA is a 3.0 unweighted GPA for grades 6-11th; or 3.0 weighted GPA for 12th grade (guidance counselor signature required on DE admissions application). Middle school students must have a high school level GPA.
  • Submit your application to the Dual Enrollment representative at your school to be submitted to the DE office via email by the application deadline of the desired term and receive a VID (Valencia ID number) assigned for the purpose of taking the PERT exam
  • Take the PERT or submit your college-level test scores to an Assessment Center on any Valencia campus before the test score deadline in order to be processed for the desired term of enrollment; PERT can be taken three times at Valencia within a two-year period, with a one-day wait period between attempts. Your college-ready test scores for ACT/SAT must be original reports or sent electronically from College Board, www.collegeboard.org or act.org to Valencia. Please allow 5 weeks for these scores to be received and processed.
  • Your college-ready test scores for ACT/SAT must be original reports or sent electronically from College Board, www.collegeboard.org or act.org to an Assessment Center on any Valencia campus before the test score deadline in order to be processed for the desired term of enrollment; Please allow 5 weeks for the scores to be received and processed.
  • If the student does not have eligible college ready test scores on file with Valencia College at the time the application is submitted, the student will receive a weekly email reminder to submit eligible test scores. It is the student’s responsibility to submit eligible test scores. Once VC has received test scores, the student will be fully processed in 7 business days.

Accepted Student Checklist:

  • Set up your Atlas account once you receive the official, acceptance letter
  • Complete the mandatory Dual Enrollment New Student Online Orientation via your Atlas account; allow a minimum of 2 business days for results to be posted and the hold to be released from your account. You will not be able to register for courses until the online orientation is complete.
  • Register for courses (via your Atlas account); you are not eligible for developmental courses, PE skills courses, flex start (all courses must be full term/16 weeks), or courses less than 3 credits
  • Tuition and lab fees are waived for all DE approved courses.
  • Student is responsible for textbook affiliated costs related to licensing fees or electronic media access

Important Reminders:

  • Must maintain a 3.0 high school GPA and a 2.0 Valencia College GPA in order to continue participation in the DE program; Academic Probation, two "W"s/withdrawals, or Academic Warning with less than a 2.0 will result in dismissal from further program participation
  • Permitted to register for up to 4 courses/13 credit hours for Fall and Spring terms; 2 courses/7 credit hours for Summer term
  • Courses must be creditable towards successful completion of high school graduation requirements
  • As a Dual Enrollment student, a balance will remain on your account until the end of the term. You are not responsible for the tuition balance and it will not impact your registration status.

 

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 (College Algebra)
114 (Intermediate Algebra)
 
ACT Reading
19
English
17
Math 21 (College Algebra)
19 (Intermediate Algebra)
 

SAT
(Taken prior to March 1, 2016)

Critical Reading 440 Math 500 (College Algebra)
440 (Intermediate Algebra)
 
SAT
(Taken on or after March 1, 2016)
Reading Test Score 24 Writing Test Score 25 Math Test Score
26.5 (College Algebra)
24 (Intermediate Algebra)
 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
Monday - Thursday: 8AM to 5PM
Friday: 9AM to 5PM
Lunch Hour: 12PM to 1PM

East Campus
Building 5 Room 211
407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
 
Osceola Campus
Building 2, Suite 103
407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
 
West Campus
Student Services Building (SSB), Suite 146
407-582-1600
dualenrollment@valenciacollege.edu
 

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