High School Based

The high school based dual enrollment program offers college courses at several area high schools. Course fees are substantially reduced for the high school based program and students may be eligible for a lottery funded grant.

Course Fees Information for Dual Enrollment Sections

Admission requirements for the high school based program are as follows:

  • 19 composite score on the ACT
  • 18 English sub-score for students taking English Composition
  • 18 math sub-score for students taking college algebra; 15 math sub-score for students taking Probability/Stats 
  • 100 admissions index score: 30 times the high school GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) plus the composite ACT score

             Example: High School GPA of a 2.85 X 30 = 85.5 + 19 = 104.5

Steps to apply

  1. Consult with your high school counselor on which course offerings are available to you during the course selection process at your high school. 
  2. Confirm your eligibility using our admissions criteria above.
  3. Complete the University of Memphis Dual Enrollment application
    • Your high school counselor will send us your high school transcript and test scores.
  4. Complete the TSAC Dual Enrollment Grant application by stated deadline. 
    • We will certify and apply grant funding, if eligible, to your UofM account throughout August and September.
  5. The dual enrollment office will process enrollment based on roster submitted to us by your high school.


Admission Application

  • Application fee is waived for students in the high school based program.
  • Students who live with legal guardians other than parent(s) must supply court documentation reflecting this status for residency determination.
  • Students who are on visas are considered non-residents for fee paying purposes.
  • Students who are permanent residents must supply a copy of their PR documentation.

TSAC Dual Enrollment Grant Application

  • Students must apply online for the Dual Enrollment Grant before the stated deadline. There are no exceptions.
  • Students must select the University of Memphis as the home school to receive their grant funds for the dual enrollment course they are taking at the University of Memphis. For students who are enrolled in two institutions, a consortium agreement must be completed before the TSAC grant deadline. Click here for the UofM Consortium Agreement form.
  • Students must apply for the correct year/term. They will need to apply each academic year they plan to enroll in the Dual Enrollment Program.
  • Students who have previously used the Dual Enrollment Grant at other institutions must have an official copy of their transcript/s sent to the Office of Admissions in order to verify their continued eligibility.

Disability Resources for Dual Enrollment Students

If you currently have an IEP or 504 plan, experience a temporary injury or prolonged illness, or are newly diagnosed with a medical, emotional, or cognitive condition, you may be eligible for services as a dual enrollment student at the University of Memphis.  Please follow the process below to receive services:

For Courses Taught at the High School by High School Teachers

Please follow the process your high school has in place for requesting disability-related course accommodations.

For Courses Taught at the University of Memphis or Online by a UofM Employee

Disability Resources for Students (DRS) is responsible for ensuring that all dual enrollment students who are taking on-ground or online courses taught by UofM faculty receive disability-related accommodations for their courses.  To connect with DRS, please complete the Student Introduction Form at https://yukon.accessiblelearning.com/Memphis/ApplicationStudent.aspx. If you have an IEP, 504 plan or relevant diagnostic information, you may upload it with this form, fax it to 901-678-3070 or email it to drs@memphis.edu.

Once you complete the Student Introduction Form, a DRS coordinator will email you to schedule your Initial Appointment.  During the initial appointment, you will discuss needed accommodations and learn how to make accommodation arrangements.  If you have questions regarding this process, please contact DRS at 901-678-2880 or drs@memphis.edu.