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General Information for Dual Credit Students

General Information for Dual Credit Students

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How to Enroll

  1. New students must complete an undergraduate admissions application to participate.  Returning students are not required to complete an admissions application.
    Dual Credit Application Form
  2. Registration forms are available through the student's high school counselor. Please fill out this form, obtain all of the required signatures, and return to the counselor, who will submit all registrations to the Coordinator of Extended Studies.
    Parent signatures are required for all registration forms.
  3. All students who wish to take English, Spanish, physics, chemistry, and/or mathematics must meet the following prerequisites in order to be enrolled.  These are the same requirements that on-campus students must meet.




CHM 101/101L General Chemistry I

ACT math sub-score of 22 or higher, or a math placement score of 33 or higher.

CHM 102/102L

CHM 101.

ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric I

ACT English sub-score of 18 or above

ENG 102 Composition and Rhetoric II

Completion of ENG 101 with a grade of 'C' or higher

MAT 113 College Algebra

ACT Math sub-score of 22 or higher, or a math placement score of 31 or higher.

MAT 114 Plane Trigonometry

Completion of MAT 113 with a grade of 'C' or higher, or ACT math sub-score of 26 or higher, or a math placement score of 39 or higher.

MAT 117 Elementary Statistics

ACT Math sub-score of 18 or higher, or a math placement score of 23 or higher.

MAT 121 Precalculus Mathematics

ACT Math sub-score of 22 or higher, or a math placement score of 31 or higher.

MAT 123 Calculus I

ACT Math sub-score of 30 or higher, or both MAT 113 and MAT 114 with a grade of 'C' or higher, or MAT 121 with a grade of 'C' or higher, or a math placement score of 46 or higher.

MAT 203 Calculus II

MAT 123 with a grade of 'C' or higher

PHY 101 College Physics I

ACT Math sub-score of 22 or higher, or a math placement score of 33 or higher; MAT 113 or MAT 121 recommended.

PHY 102 College Physics II

PHY 101; MAT 114 or MAT 121 recommended

SPA 105 Spanish I

Enrolled in or completed ENG 101 or equivalent.

SPA 205 Spanish II

Grade of 'C' or higher in SPA 105, or a satisfactory score on the placement test.

SPA 230 Introduction to Spanish Composition

A grade of 'C' or higher in SPA 205, or placement by examination.


Courses Offered

Course offerings vary at participating high schools.  Please check with your school's counselor or dual credit facilitator to see which courses are currently available at your school. All courses offered as dual credit must meet the same requirements as on-campus courses.

Dual credit course offerings may include and are not limited to:
ART 100 Introduction to Art
BAD 101 Introduction to Business
BIO 103/104L Principles of Biology w/ Lab
BIO 208/209L Anatomy & Physiology w/ Lab
CHM 101/101L General Chemistry I w/ Lab
CHM 102/102L General Chemistry II w/ Lab
CS 105 Business Applications for Microcomputers
ENG 101 English Composition I
ENG 102 English Composition II
ENG 200 Introduction to Literature
HIS 205 US History I
HIS 206 US History II
MAT 113 College Algebra
MAT 114 Plane Trigonometry
MAT 117 Elementary Statistics
MAT 121 Precalculus
MAT 123 Calculus I
MAT 203 Calculus II
PHY 101/101L College Physics I
PHY 102/102L College Physics II
SPA 205 Spanish I
SPA 206 Spanish II
SPA 230 Introduction to Spanish Composition
SPA 330 Spanish Linguistics
SPT 206 Public Speaking
All course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for dual credit courses is $75.00 per credit hour.  There are no additional fees associated with dual credit courses.

How to Pay Your Bill

Dual credit students can pay through the Blue Tiger Portal's Self-Service. Please see the Quickstart Guide for New Dual Credit Students for instructions. Payment can also be made by mailing a check to Lincoln University – ATTN Controllers Office, 820 Chestnut St. Jefferson City, MO, 65101.


Withdrawal Procedures

A dual credit student wishing to withdraw from a course must complete a course withdrawal form. Once completed, the form must be returned to the student's high school counselor, who will forward it to the Coordinator of Extended Studies. A student withdrawing from a course is subject to the same rules as any other University student and must meet the deadlines for refunds.


Students may view their grades through the Blue Tiger Portal. In accordance with FERPA guidelines, the University typically does not release grades to parents without the authorization of the student. All grades earned through the Lincoln University Dual Credit Program go on the student's permanent academic transcript.

Transferability of Credit

Most dual credit courses will transfer to other public colleges and universities within Missouri. Some institutions may limit the amount of courses students can transfer to their institution.  Students are strongly encouraged to consult with their prospective undergraduate institution to determine its dual credit transfer policy.

Student Transcripts

Transcript requests must be completed online through the National Student Clearinghouse. Please be aware that any request mailed to the Registrar's Office after December 1, 2018 will be returned to sender. To begin the process of requesting an official transcript please click here.

Support Services

Tutoring is available in the Page Library on the lower level. No appointment needed. Peer tutoring is available for most general education classes, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

Supplemental instruction (SI) is offered through peer-led study sessions. These give you the opportunity to ask questions and learn collaboratively with your fellow students to overcome difficult courses.

For more information, please contact the Academic Success Center at 573-681-5016 or

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
P: 573-681-6025