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Dual Enrollment

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About the Program

In keeping with our goals to ensure that every child is college and career-ready, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) high school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to earn college credit, while still in high school through the Dual Enrollment Program.

Dual Enrollment Program Background: The College Readiness and Completion Act of 2013, Senate Bill 740 establishes a number of requirements designed at increasing college readiness and degree completion in the State. The bill includes a number of specific higher education initiatives from across the nation that streamline into this legislative act. The Bill’s targeted initiatives include dual enrollment, which provides eligible high school students the opportunity to take college courses while still in high school.

PGCPS will pay tuition for all students dually enrolled in qualified courses at any Maryland public college or university. 

PGCPS currently has formal agreements, Memorandum of Understandings, with Prince George's Community College. As a benefit of the agreement, students are able to receive dual credit (credit that appears on both a student’s college and high school transcript). Additionally, the college shares student grades directly with PGCPS. If students are participating in Dual Enrollment at an institution where PGCPS does not have a formal agreement, grades must be submitted to the student’s high school to be added to their high school transcript. 

Announcement * New Partnership with University of Maryland College Park!

PGCPS has entered into a pilot partnership with UMD College Park to provide virtual college Algebra and Calculus courses for PGCPS seniors, class of '25, with at least a 3.5 GPA and at least a grade of B in PreCalculus at no charge for students.  The program has a maximum of 60 seats for students interested in participating.  The first 60 students who qualify for the course and who do not have access to Calculus at their high school will be given priority.  The courses will meet virtually in the summer from 9-11 and in the fall Monday-Friday from 9:00 -10:00 a.m. Students must have the time reserved on their schedule to participate in the class at school.  

Summer Math 113

  • Dates--July 8-August 16 [2-hour final exam] 

  • MTTh 9-11am

Fall Math 120 

  • Math 140 would be available on campus only for students who can make it work

  • Dates: [August 26 is the start of UMD’s semester]

  • Time: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Two step process to apply

  1. Student Interest Form, by MAY 22 PGCPS Interest Form new date!




More About the Program

Requirements to Participate

The PGCPS Dual Enrollment Program application for the Summer/Fall 2024 semesters will open this April. Students interested in attending Prince George’s Community College can apply once the application opens. Additionally, students interested in applying to other public Maryland institutions should submit an Intent to Enroll form by the universal deadline date for the interested semester . 

Universal Application Deadline Date for the Summer & Fall 2024 Semesters: April 22, 2024

Intent to Enroll Form - Should be submitted by students interested in applying to any public Maryland college/university (students interested in attending Prince George’s Community College do not need to complete this form)


PGCPS students must meet the following criteria to participate in the Dual Enrollment Program:

  • Be enrolled in a Prince George’s County Public School by the PGCPS universal application deadline (Private and Homeschool students are not eligible for this particular program but may be eligible for Concurrent Enrollment Programs. See desired institution for more information)
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative high school grade point average with prior qualifying test scores (ACCUPLACER, SAT, or ACT) for desired institution (Minimum admissions test score requirements vary at each college)              
  • Have a minimum 3.0 unweighted cumulative high school grade point average
  • Be enrolled in 11th or 12th grade  (this includes the summer before a student’s junior year)

Students who qualify for the program will be contacted by PGCPS. If a student is not contacted and believes he/she qualifies for the program, they should email or contact their professional school counselor. 

Please Note:  Although seniors are able to participate in the program they are not able to earn dual credit (courses that receive both high school and college credit) for courses taken during the spring semester of their senior year.

To be admitted into the Dual Enrollment Program this spring students must:

Meet minimum test score or prerequisite high school course requirements for desired college/university (where applicable)

Be approved for interested college-level courses by their professional school counselor 

Submit an approved Dual Enrollment application with the desired institution and a PGCPS Intent to Enroll form (where applicable)

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Help at Your School

If a student is interested in the Dual Enrollment Program, they should reach out to their high school counselor. High school counselors are available to assist students and parents with navigating the application process, directing students to needed supports like COAST, and approving desired courses. 

Help from PGCC

In an effort to boost statewide college-readiness initiatives, Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) has partnered with PGCPS to place COAST Advisors in most of the high schools. These Advisors work to support the counseling department at the high schools and are available to assist students and parents in maneuvering the dual enrollment process. Students and parents can access more information about the program and the contact information for the COAST Advisors at


Key Dates to Remember

  • Accuplacer Testing Window (Please contact student's high school for their specific administration dates ): February 15 -March 13
  • Dual Enrollment Information Session: February 28, 2024 5:30 pm

Registration Link: Dual Enrollment Information Session

  • Dual Enrollment Q&A Drop in Sessions:  April 15 -18, 2024 Monday, Wednsday 12:30pm ;Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 pm

Zoom Drop-In Link: Dual Enrollment Question and Answer Session 

  • Prince George’s County Public School's Summer & Fall 2024 Semesters Universal Intent to Enroll Due Date: April 22, 2024
  • Prince George's Community College Summer & Fall 2024 Semesters Application Due Date:  April 22, 2024 


Student Resources


Academic Tips for Success: Learn how to thrive academically while in the Dual Enrollment Program by reviewing the presentation below.

 Academic Tips for Success While in the Dual Enrollment Program 

Students with Disabilities: Learn more about how to get assistance with requesting accommodations while enrolled in college by reviewing the presentation below. 

You're Not Just In High School Anymore!

PGCPS Support: Learn more about getting assistance from someone at the Office of College Readiness by reviewing the presentation below.

Your Enrollment Liaison


Check out what students have to say about their personal experience in the program