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Dual Enrollment

Traditional Dual Enrollment at MassBay Community College (MassBay) allows qualified high school and home school students to enroll in college courses. Participating students may receive college and high school credits for their course work. As a Dual Enrollment student, one may register for a full-time or part- time schedule.


  1. Candidate must be a Massachusetts resident.
  2. Candidate must be a currently enrolled in grade 9, 10, 11, or 12 in a Massachusetts public secondary school or non-public school, including home school.
  3. Candidate must submit the Dual Enrollment Application and Agreement.
  4. Candidate must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale (“B” grade average).
  5. Candidate must take MassBay administered placement test, using the MassBay placement tests, into college level math and/or English courses (100-level math class and EN 101 or higher for English).
  6. Candidate must enroll in college-level classes.

 *  If a candidate’s high school GPA is below a 3.0 out of a 4.0, he/she may be considered for courses at MassBay on a case-by-case basis, but will not be eligible for the reduced Dual Enrollment rate of $57 per credit.


  1. Complete and Submit Dual Enrollment Agreement/Application:
    • Dual Enrollment Contract with parent signature
    • Application page
    • In-State Tuition Eligibility Form
    • Guidance Counselor Section showing GPA of over 3.0 and State Assigned Student ID number.
    • Submit High School transcript showing 3.0 GPA
  2. Take placement testing at MassBay
  3. Make an appointment to meet with Robyn Ross, Admissions Coordinator.
    • Review test scores
    • Select classes (students must meet appropriate course pre-requisites)
    • Register for class(es)
  4. Pay Tuition and Fees
  5. Purchase text books
  6. Begin Classes.
  7. Submit grades to your high school at the end of the semester.
  8. Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at MassBay.





Fall 2014
September 2, 2014
August 12, 2014
August 26, 2014
Winter 2015
January 5, 2015
December 15, 2014
December 29, 2014
Spring 2015January 20, 2015December 30, 2014January 13, 2015

New funding structure will be available by the end of October 2014.

Information on the MassBay placement tests >>

For additional information about Dual Enrollment contact: Robyn Ross: