Winthrop University: Office of Admissions - Dual Enrollment

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 Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment

Start Your Future Now!

You don't have to wait... Dual Enrollment at Winthrop University provides an opportunity for academically strong secondary students to take college courses to start building college credit for use upon entering a post-secondary institution.

Want to learn more about Dual Enrollment?

Join us for a Dual Enrollment Information Session!

Dual Enrollment Summer Info sessions


               Dual Enrollment Info Session

                        April 14 Information Session will be Online         

Important Dates

  • Apply now for Summer!
  • Registration for Summer 2020 opens March 25!  Visit the course offerings page for details.  Students MUST complete the interest survey and receive approval before registering.
  • Registration for Fall 2020 opens April 8th!

Getting Started

  1. Do you qualify?  If you answer yes to the three questions below -
    YOU Qualify!
    - Current/rising high school junior or senior?
    - 3.0 GPA on the SC Uniform Grading Scale?
    - 22 ACT or 1050 SAT score (or equivalent PreACT/PSAT)?
  2. Look through the course offerings for chosen semester.
  3. Talk to your school counselor (if applicable) about course possibilities/appropriate options.
  4. Know the difference between dual enrollment and dual credit (see Parent FAQ #10).
  5. APPLY as a Winthrop dual enrollment student.
  6. Once accepted, register for desired courses (up to 6 hours/semester).
  7. Attend "Eagle Prep Night" at Winthrop (info will be sent by email; required for first time students/parents).

Program Costs

The dual enrollment program cost is just $495 per course ($545 for out-of-state participants). This includes tuition and fees, but DOES NOT include specific course fees and required materials such as textbooks or parking.  Students are billed after registering for courses.

Quick Links and Forms

Returning Students

Program Contacts

Erica Panton
Pre-College Programs Office         
803-323-2236 (fax)    
Dr. Robert Prickett
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Winthrop University

Last Updated: 3/28/20