The Massasoit Community College Dual Enrollment Program (MDEP)

Massasoit Community College offers a Reduced Tuition Rate for qualified high school students whereby students can enroll in courses any time after 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday or anytime on Saturday, Sunday or online, as long as there are 12 students already enrolled in a class. The cost is $50.00 per credit or $150.00 for a three credit course and $200.00 for a 4 credit course. In addition, students must pay any laboratory or special course fees. Students will be limited to two reduced tuition rate courses per semester and must be approved by the Dual Enrollment Coordinator.

Admissions Criteria for MDEP

  1. Student must be currently enrolled in Massachusetts public or non-public schools, including home schools
    and be a Massachusetts resident (see note below*).
  2. Student must be recommended by high school guidance counselor or other school official.
  3. Student must have a minimum of a 2.5 G.P.A. and be in good academic standing.**
  4. Student must have written approval by parent or guardian.
  5. Student must take Massasoit’s college placement examinations in Reading, Writing and Mathematics and  meet all course prerequisites. (Contact the Student Assessment Office to schedule a testing appointment, 508-588-9100 x1991).
  6. Students may earn both college and high school credit.
  7. Students may enroll in classes starting at 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or anytime on weekends or online with a minimum of 12 currently enrolled students.

Notes:
*Students under the age of 16 may also be required to meet criteria for Youth Learner Policy.
**Students who do not possess the minimum cumulative GPA may be considered eligible based upon demonstration of their potential for academic success through review by the Dual Enrollment Coordinator. Factors to be considered are steadily improving high school grades, a high class rank, special talent, strong grades in the field of the course, strong recommendations by high school staff, etc.


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