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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to participate?

High school juniors and seniors with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and a recommendation from their school.

What is the cost of the program?

The cost for the Dual Enrollment program is $110 per credit hour for up to 16 credit hours. After a student has taken 16 credit hours the cost is $600 per credit hour.  Textbooks are not included. Payment for the course is the final step for enrolling.

What classes should I take?

Most Dual Enrollment students take courses that apply to the core curriculum at the college of their choice. If a student needs assistance with class selection, academic advising is available for Dual Enrollment students in the Office of Student Affairs 423.652.6310. Courses are also listed online at

Am I limited in the number of courses I can take?

First time Dual Enrollment students are limited to four credit hours their first semester. In following semesters, depending on the student’s previous class average, the student may take eight semester hours. No more than 16 credit hours may be taken as part of the Dual Enrollment student. After 16 credit hours, students can continue coursework at King as a non-degree seeking student.

What if my high school schedule of holidays and breaks differs from the King schedule?

Dual Enrollment classes will follow the master class schedule of King University. Dual Enrollment students will be expected to attend classes if King is in session, even if their high school is not. Any absence should be discussed with the professor, and assistance for extended absences is available through the Office of Student Affairs at 423.652.6310.