Early Enrollment

Dalton State College is excited to offer high school students an opportunity to enhance their academic career by participating in one of our Early Enrollment Programs.

The College Prep Accel Program offers academically talented Georgia high school students the chance to earn degree level credit hours as they simultaneously meet their high school graduation requirements. Tuition is paid by the HOPE program. Participation is limited to fall and/or spring semesters.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 16 years of age or older and at least a high school junior
  • 3.0 high school GPA in courses taken from the required 16 CPC units
  • SAT score of 1060 or above (minimum 530 verbal and 530 math required) or ACT composite score of 23 or above (minimum 23 English and 22 math required)

To apply, eligible students should submit the following:

The Tech-Prep Dual Enrollment Program allows qualifying Georgia high school students the option to begin working towards earning a technical certificate prior to high school graduation. SAT/ACT scores are not required for admission to the Tech Prep Dual Enrollment Program and no minimum high school grade point average is required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 16 years of age or older and at least a high school junior
  • Compass exam scores of: 32 or above in English, and 25 or above in pre-algebra, and 62 or above in reading

To apply, eligible students should submit the following:

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