Framework of College and University Dual Enrollment Courses


I. General criteria 

1.       Student must be currently enrolled in the 11th or 12th grade at a public Louisiana high school.Private/parochial high school students are eligible to participate in dual enrollment courses, but institutions will not receive state funding for those students. 

2.       Student must be on track for completing the Regents/TOPS high school core.

3.       Student must have taken either the PLAN or ACT assessment and those scores are on file at the high school.

4.       Student must be in good standing as defined by the high school.

5.       Student must have permission from the high school and their parent/guardian to participate.

6.       Student must be enrolled in a course for which both college and high school credit is available.

7.       To continue enrollment in subsequent semesters/terms through this funding opportunity, student must have successfully completed prior Dual Enrollment Program courses. If the student resigns or withdraws from a course, the student must receive permission from both the high school and college to continue enrollment in subsequent semesters/terms.  

Note: Priority for student participation in the state supported Dual Enrollment program should be provided to low income students. 


II. Eligibility criteria to enroll in a College Level Degree Credit Course 

1.       College Level, Degree Credit Course:  A course in an academic subject that generates postsecondary instructional credit and appears on the current Board of Regents’ Statewide General Education Course Articulation Matrix.

2.       Student must have a PLAN or ACT composite of at least 17.

3.       To enroll in an entry level, college level English course, student must (1) have a Plan or ACT English sub score of at least 19 or (2) meet the postsecondary institution’s pre-requisite requirements.

4.       To enroll in an entry level, college mathematics course, student must (1) have a PLAN or ACT mathematics sub-score of at least 18 or (2) meet the postsecondary institution’s pre-requisite requirements. 

Below is a list of Louisiana universities offering dual enrollment classes.  For more information visit:

Baton Rouge CC (CATCC)

Bossier Parish CC

Central Louisiana Technical CC

Delgado CC

Fletcher Technical CC

Louisiana Delta CC

Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Louisiana State Univesity - Eunice

Louisiana Tech University

McNeese State University

Nicholls State University

Northshore Technical CC

Northwest Louisiana Technical CC

Northwestern State University

Nunez CC

River Parishes CC 8-26-14

South Central Louisiana Technical CC

Southeastern Louisiana University

South Louisiana CC

Southern University

Southern University at New Orleans

Southern University Shreveport


University of Louisiana-Lafayette

University of Louisiana-Monroe

University of New Orleans





















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