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High School Students


TTC offers eligible high school students a unique opportunity to get an early start on their college career. Qualified high school students will be able to take college courses through TTC and possibly receive high school credit for these courses.

Why Dual Enrollment?

Studies suggest that students who receive college credit while still in high school are more likely to graduate from high school, are more likely to continue their education after high school, and have more success during their first official year of college than their peers. Dual enrollment programs can significantly reduce the time and cost required to pursue post-secondary education, because students enroll early in college courses that will be applied to their college transcripts.

We offer two types of dual enrollment programs for high school students.

  • Dual Credit, which enables students to earn both high school and college credit by successfully completing college courses

  • Early Admit, which enables students to earn college credit that does not count towards high school graduation

Please click one of the links for more information on each program.

To find out more about getting a Smart Start on your college education, contact your high school counselor or home school association, or the Division of School and Community Initiatives:

Phone: 843-574-6533
Fax: 843-574-6489

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