These examples assume courses are three credit hours at the dual enrollment tuition rate.
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- Dual enrollment tuition is $166 per credit hour (up to 12 credit hours per semester; $33 per credit hour over 12 credit hours per semester).
- This rate is approximately half of the typical APSU rate and guaranteed through the 2018-19 academic year.
- Students must meet eligibility requirements.
- High school juniors and seniors may receive up to $1,200 toward the cost of four courses each year.
- Submit your application by visiting https://www.tn.gov/collegepays/ and selecting the TSAC Student Portal Link at the top of the page.
- Once your account is created, log in and complete the dual enrollment grant application for the appropriate school year.
- Helpful Hints:
- if you wish to receive grant money for a summer course, complete the previous academic year grant application (for summer 2019, complete the 2018-2019 grant application).
- Do not complete the Middle College application; that is for two-year institutions only.
- List APSU as your home institution on the grant application unless you are taking two or more courses at the other institution in the same semester.
- You must apply for the grant by TSAC deadlines - no exceptions.
|Fall Semester||September 15|
|Spring Semester||February 1|
|Course||Tuition||Dual Enrollment Grant||APSU Funding||Balance Due|
|Course 5||$498||$300 ($100/credit hour)||$198|
|Course 6||$498||$300 ($100/credit hour)||$198|
|Course 7||$498||$300 ($100/credit hour)||$198|
|Course 8||$498||$300 ($100/credit hour)||$198|
Please note that courses taken through other institutions will count toward your four free courses at APSU. For instance, if you take courses 1 and 2 with “College A,” and then enroll in two courses through APSU, you will only receive two courses free through APSU (courses 3 and 4 in the grant sequence).
Courses 1-4: $500 each for the first and second courses; $200 for the third course and $0 for the fourth course. That’s up to $1,200 for the entire academic year, with a limit of two courses per semester and four per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer).
Courses 5-8: $100 per credit hour – up to six hours per semester, for a maximum of $600 per semester or up to $1,200 for the year, also limited to two courses per semester and for per academic year (Fall, Spring, Summer).
If you take more than two courses per semester and/or more than four per academic year, you will be charged for the additional courses out of pocket at the dual enrollment tuition rate. This includes courses at all institutions through which you are enrolled.
- Please note:
- You must maintain lottery grant eligibility (2.75 cumulative college GPA) to continue to receive the grant in subsequent semesters. Once the award is lost, it is not possible to regain it.
- In order to receive two grant awards in the same semester, you must have a minimum HS GPA of 3.0 or 21 composite ACT score; homeschool students must have a minimum ACT composite score of 21 and HS GPA of 3.0.
- The funding for courses 5 - 8 will be deducted from your first semester HOPE Scholarship award unless you indicate otherwise in your paperwork.
- You must be a TN resident (or Fort Campbell, KY resident) for at least one year at the time of enrollment in order to receive grant funding.
- Dual enrollment grant funding can only be applied to 1000 and 2000 level courses.
- No application fee.
- Fees for activities and student access to campus events, parking, etc. are covered.
- Fees for APSU online courses are covered.
- Students are only responsible for science consumable fees ($30/lab) and Structured Learning Assistance fees for a few select classes ($75/course- these are indicated on the course descriptions)
- Certified public school teachers in Tennessee-- 25%
- State of Tennessee employees-- 25%
- TBR or university employees-- 50%
- All questions concerning dual enrollment grants and scholarships should be directed to the Dual Enrollment office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-221-7175).
- The FAFSA is not required for dual enrollment.Do NOT select the Middle College scholarship application; that is only for two-year institutions.
- The dual enrollment grant is not applied to your student's account until several weeks into the semester (after enrollment is complete). You will receive an email, and then you may pay for the remaining portion out of pocket.
- Balances must be paid in full once grant money is applied before students can register for future semesters. You can pay via your Web Self-Service or by calling the Cashier’s Office at 931-221-6285.
For more information about Dual Enrollment at APSU, contact: