Dual Enrollment Students

Dual Enrollment Students

Exceptional high school students can take regular college classes at Penn State Behrend through the Dual Enrollment Program. This program is available during the school year as well as the summer. To be eligible you must have completed at least your sophomore year in high school; priority admission will be given to students who have completed their junior year.

You may take up to 8 credits per semester and receive a Dual Enrollment scholarship that covers 50 percent of the tuition.

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Dual Enrollment Admission

Application deadlines are:

  • August 1 for a fall semester (begins late August, ends mid-December)
  • December 1 for a spring semester (begins mid-January, ends early May)
  • June 1 for summer session (begins late June, ends early August)

Please contact us at behrend.admissions@psu.edu to receive an application.

A completed application includes:

  • Application and student information release form
  • Official high school transcript
  • Letter of support from the student’s high school


Submit applications packets to:

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Penn State Behrend
4851 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563

As an incoming dual enrollment student, you will meet with an academic adviser to choose an appropriate course based on your academic record and goals. You must meet the prerequisites and/or successfully complete any required placement tests.