Maryland Community Colleges See 20% Increase in Dual Enrollment
Annapolis, MD - July 30, 2015 - The Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) announced today that significantly more Maryland high school students are earning college credit before graduating high school. Dual enrollments at community colleges jumped 20% in fall 2014 compared to the prior year.
Dual enrollment programs allow students to simultaneously enroll in high school and college.
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Spotlight: Earning College Credit in High School
Maryland's 16 community colleges provide an abundance of outstanding dual enrollment programs for high school students, giving them the opportunity to accelerate their pursuit of a college degree or certificate.
Each semester, 4,000+ Maryland high school students attend a community college to earn college credit while still in high school.