General Information for Parents of Dual Credit Students

Tuition

For dual credit courses, the cost is $75.00 per credit hour.  There are no additional fees associated with dual credit courses. Courses offered range from three to five hours of credit.  There are three methods of paying tuition: checks payable to Lincoln University may be mailed to Lincoln University, ATTN: Office of the CFO, PO Box 29, Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0029; the University also accepts VISA, MasterCard, and Discover payments either via WebAdvisor, or by contacting the Cashier's Office at (573) 681-5085.

Transferability of Credits

Most credit earned will transfer to public colleges and universities within the state of Missouri.  Lincoln University strongly encourages students to contact their institution(s) of choice to understand their transfer policy regarding dual credit courses.

Students can request official transcripts for a $10.00 fee at any time using the Lincoln University Official Transcript Request Form.  Transcripts are not available until two weeks after grades are posted.

Refund Policy

Students who withdraw from dual credit courses before the course drop date will receive a refund based on the following policy:

Withdraw during the first calendar week after applications are due Full refund
Withdraw during the second calendar week after applications are due 50% refund
Withdraw during the third calendar week after applications are due 25% refund
Withdraw after the third calendar week after applications are due No refund

 

The official course drop dates and refund schedule are given to students during registration.

Student Eligibility

All dual credit students must provide a transcript (for proof of grade point average) and ACT scores (if applicable).

  • Students in 11th and 12th grades with an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) are automatically eligible for dual credit courses.

  • Students in the 11th and 12th grades with an overall grade point average between 2.5 and 2.99 (on a 4.0 scale) must provide a signed letter of recommendation from their principal or guidance counselor and provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian.

  • Students in the 10th grade must have an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and must provide a signed letter of recommendation from their principal and guidance counselor and provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian.

  • Students in the 9th grade must have an overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), score in the 90th percentile or above on the ACT or SAT, and provide a signed letter of recommendation from their principal and guidance counselor and provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian.

Please note that all students must, in addition to the above requirements, meet any prerequisites for the specific courses in which they wish to enroll.

 

Do you have more questions about dual credit? Let us know!

Graduate and Extended Studies
Young Hall, Room 108
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-681-6025