The benefits of taking Ivy Tech courses as a high school student:
- Provides students with a head start on the college experience
- A cost savings for student and parent
- Students are prepared for post-secondary courses after high school
*What Happens to Students Who Take Community College "Dual Enrollment" Courses in High School? By John Fink, Davis Jenkins & Takeshi Yanagiura. Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center
Taking college-level courses enhances your ability to make a smooth transition onto a college campus
You can prepare yourself for college coursework before you step foot in a college classroom.
Dual credit classes often save families money on tuition
When your dual credit course is taken at your high school, you may be eligible to earn college credits at no cost to you or your family! This is an excellent way to save money throughout your college career.
Complete general education courses that will help a student complete their associates degree at Ivy Tech or transfer these course credits to a four-year institution
Core Transfer Library courses will meet the general or free elective requirements of undergraduate degree programs and most Core Transfer Library courses will also count towards degree program requirements, if an equivalent course is taught at the four-year campus you plan to attend.
Enjoy full access to Ivy Tech resources and services like the library and tutoring services.
To access our current Dual Credit Handbook click the image below.