The University will follow the requirements for participation as stated in the state legislation. A student wishing to earn dual credit (receive credit for high school and college simultaneously) must meet the following criteria:
- Students in the 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.
- Students in the 11 and 12 grades with an overall grade point average between 2.5 – 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 at 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.
How to Enroll
- New Students – Must complete an admissions application to participate. Returning students are not required to complete admissions application.
Dual Credit Application Form
- Students are required to complete the dual credit registration form and follow the instructions outlined by the University and the high school. Registration for high school students are done at the participating high school. The registration processes at schools may various; however, they are all required to supply registration material to the University by the prescribed deadline.
Parent Signatures are required for all registration forms.
- All students who are taking English and/or mathematics must score the appropriate percentile on the Math Placement Exam or the ACT. The Math Placement exam will be administered by the high school. This is the same requirement as main campus students.
While most students will be limited to courses at the 100 or 200 levels, some exceptions may be considered for advanced students on an individual basis. High school students will take courses with the same requirements and same grading scale as University students. Course offerings may vary at participating high schools. Please check to see which courses are offered at your school.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for dual credit courses are $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 in various methods. 1.) Pay online through your WebAdvisor Account 2.) Contact the Cashier's Office at 573-681-5085 to pay by phone. 3.) Mail a check to Lincoln University – ATTN Controllers Office, 820 Chestnut St. Jefferson City, MO., 65101.
DO NOT MAIL CHECKS TO THE DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION & EXTENDED STUDIES
A Dual Credit student wishing to withdraw from a course must complete a course withdrawal form. Once completed the form must be sent to the Division of Continuing Education & Extended Studies. A student withdrawing from a course is subject to the same rules as any other University student and must meet deadlines for refunds as published in the University calendar.
Students may view grades through the WebAdvisor portal. The University typically does not release grades to parents without authorization of the student. Please be aware that your grade does go on your permanent academic transcript. A Lincoln University transcript is a complete record of a student's enrollment including all undergraduate and graduate course
Transferability of Credit
Most dual credit courses will transfer to other public colleges and universities within Missouri, with the exception of some small and private institutions. 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.
List of Courses and Descriptions
Click the button below to view a complete list and description of potential dual credit courses.
A student may request an official transcript at any time by completing a Request for Transcript form. The release of a student's transcript requires the student's signature and the absence of any debt to the University. A student should allow three full business days for a transcript request to be processed.
A transcript may also be requested by a mailed or faxed letter that includes the following:
- Full name under which the student was last enrolled and any other names previously used by the student
- Current address and phone number
- Identifying information such as birth date, student ID number, degrees earned and dates, etc.
- Name and address of the transcript recipient
- A check or money order payable to Lincoln University.
The transcript request should be mailed to:
Office of the Registrar
820 Chestnut Street
B4 Young Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Fax: (573) 681-5209
The transcript request should be faxed to (573) 681-5013. The faxed transcript request form must include the receipt number and the amount paid. Payment for a transcript may be made in person or by calling the Cashier's Office at Lincoln University, Rm. 105 Young Hall, (573) 681-5054 or (573) 681-5055.
The Office of the Registrar does not email or fax transcripts. To protect student privacy, requests from anyone other than the student will not be accepted. A transcript will neither be released nor delivered to anyone not designated in writing by the student.