About Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment logoWhat is Dual Enrollment?

  • Students may earn college credit through Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) while still in high school, currently at no cost
  • Courses contain college-level content and discussions
  • Classes may meet high school graduation requirements and/or be used for curriculum enhancement
  • Grades are listed on a NOVA transcript; may impact future admissions decisions and financial aid
  • Courses are offered at the Arlington Career Center

Benefits of Dual Enrollment

  • Earn college credits while still in high school
  • Gain exposure to college-level work
  • Become familiar with higher education practices and procedures
  • Develop hands-on experience in a chosen field
  • Experience opportunities to enhance academic and personal knowledge in areas of interest
  • Demonstrate motivation to future employers and/or educational institutions