The Dual Enrollment/Early Start program gives high school students a chance to earn college credit while still working towards their high school diploma. Students in the Early Start Program often register for courses such as: Chemistry 105, Introductory Chemistry I; English 101, English Composition I; English 102, English Composition II.
All students participating in the Early Start/Dual Enrollment program at Nicholls State University must meet the minimum academic, age, and grade level requirements as outlined below. Nicholls reserves the right to change or amend the below requirements at any time.
To continue enrollment in subsequent semesters, student must have earned a college grade of A, B, C or P in all attempted college coursework. Limited, documented exceptions for continuation after withdrawal may be granted by Nicholls.
In order to participate in the Early Start/Dual Enrollment program, all students must meet the minimum Early Start/Dual Enrollment admissions requirements AND meet any prerequisites or co-requisites attached to the course chosen. A full list of Nicholls’ courses, and course descriptions with prerequisites and co-requisites information can be found here.
Early Start Admissions Application: Early Start Application
Pricing (effective Fall 2013):
Courses on Nicholls campus, taught by Nicholls faculty: $100 per credit hour, plus any course charge or fee attached to the class(es) selected.*
Nicholls online courses, taught by Nicholls Faculty: $100 per credit hour, plus any course charge or fee attached to the class(es) selected.*
Courses on the high school campus, taught by high school faculty: $50 per credit hour, plus any course charge for programs utilized in the off-campus class(es) selected.*
*Some exceptions apply.
Example Course Fees
Course charges or fees are in addition to the per credit hour charge.
Students are not limited to the below courses.
*all fees are subject to change without notification.