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Joint Enrollment

High school students may enhance their high school curriculum by enrolling in college courses as a Joint Enrollment student. Courses taken through joint enrollment result in college credit, not high school credit and the student is responsible for tuition.

Student Participation Requirements

  • Student must meet all requirements for admission. Students not meeting one or more of the requirements will not be admissible to participate in the program.
    • Application for Admission along with $40 non-refundable application fee
    • Combined Official SAT Critical Reading and Math scores of 970 or ACT English and Math Composite score of 20
    • The minimum subsection scores must be:
      • SAT Critical Reading 440 and SAT Math 410 on the SAT-1
      • ACT English 17 and ACT Math 17
  • Official transcripts from public/private high school
    • Minimum Academic GPA 3.0
  • Lawful Presence Verification
  • Joint Enrollment Permission Form (PDF)
  • Certificate of Immunization

Student Eligibility

To be eligible for Joint Enrollment, a student must:

  • Be a rising junior or senior seeking a high school diploma from a public or private high school, home school, or home study program
  • Be on track to graduate
  • Meet U.S. citizenship requirements
  • Obtain approval of the high school guidance counselor and parent(s)/legal guardian(s)
  • Courses taken at Columbus State will not count toward high school requirements.


Joint Enrollment courses are funded entirely by the student and parent.

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