Dual Enrollment at MCC

Experience Middlesex as a Dual-Enrollment Student

Learn More:  JOIN US FOR A DUAL ENROLLMENT INFORMATION SESSION

Motivated high school and homeschool students who are ready for college level courses are able to enroll in college courses while attending their high school or homeschool program. Dual Enrollment allows qualified students to earn college credit while satisfying their high school graduation requirements. 

Dual Enrollment courses are well suited for high school and homeschool students who:

  • Want to take the general education courses that are required by most colleges and universities.
  • Are seeking enrichment opportunities beyond the classes offered at the high school*.
  • Are seeking to distinguish themselves in the competitive college application process by demonstrating success in college courses and/or by demonstrating interest in their identified field of study.
  • Want to save money on college tuition costs. (Middlesex offers Massachusetts dual enrollment students a reduced tuition rate.

*Courses must still count towards high school graduation requirements 

STEPS TO ENROLLMENT: 

  1. Discuss your plans and review the application materials with your guidance counselor or homeschool counselor.   
      The Dual Enrollment Fact Sheet is a helpful guide when starting this process.
      
  2. Attend a Dual Enrollment Information Session       

  3. Fill out the following documents.  You will need signatures from your high school officials
     Dual Enrollment Application 
     Dual Enrollment Multiple Measures Form - this will determine your eligibility for college level courses
     Dual Enrollment Registration Form 

  4. Submit your high school transcript or homeschool approval letter

  5. Submit your materials to admissions@middlesex.mass.edu or by mailing them to:

           Middlesex Community College   
           Enrollment Management Center
           33 Kearney Square
           Lowell, MA  01852

  6. Register for your classes.You will have a meeting with an admissions counselor who can assist you with course selection.  

Additional Resources Available to Dual Enrollment Students

Disability Support Services- Visit this web page to learn about support services for students and to begin the intake process
Student Engagement -Dual Enrollment students are encouraged to participate in our many clubs and organizations!
Honors Program Opportunities - The Commonwealth Honors Program is a state wide Honors program that offers students the opportunity to study at a more advanced level.

Last Modified: 7/31/20