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Accelerated/Dual Enrollment High School Program


Accelerated/Dual Enrollment Brochure

A student may be admitted as an accelerated high school student by meeting the following conditions:

  • Applicants must have earned a "B" average or better in ninth grade work.
  • Applicants must have completed the ninth grade before enrolling as accelerated students.
  • All applicants must have written permission from their principal and/or superintendent.
  • All applicants must submit an application to the University as an accelerated student along with the non-refundable application fee of $30.00.
  • Dual enrollment credit for high school units may be granted by the school system. High school units may be earned in addition to college credits with the permission of the superintendent.

Accelerated students are subject to all rules and regulations of the University as well as its rights and privileges. Accelerated students may register for 100- or 200-level courses in any academic field in which the student has completed high school requirements and/or prerequisites. Accelerated students must maintain a "C" average or better in all attempted university coursework, and a "B" average in high school.

College Credit For Accelerated Students Will Be Awarded Only After The Student Has Graduated From High School And Has Completed All Freshman Admission Requirements To Jacksonville State University. Official Transcripts Are Not Available To Students Until Admission Requirements Are Satisfied.


First, contact your high school counselor or principal and request that a High School Approval Form be submitted to JSU for you to participate in the Accelerated/Dual Enrollment Program. Applicants must have earned a "B" average or better in 9th grade work. Students must have the permission from the school counselor, principal or superintendant to participate in the Accelerated Pre-College program.

NOTE: Students who wish to take EH 101 or MS 112 are required to submit scores from the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).  Placement in entry-level English and Mathematics will be determined by the follow:

    ACT                  SAT                 COURSE  
18 or above       430 or above          EH 101
22 - 27   550 - 589    MS 112
28 or above   590 or above    MS 125

Second, apply online by going to the following link and completing the Accelerated High School Application.


Contact your high school counselor or JSU Admissions at (256)782-5268.


Under the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) a release form is required from students for information to be released to parents, counselors and teachers. 


For more information contact JSU Admissions at (256)782-5268.




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