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Massasoit Community College offers a reduced tuition rate for qualified high school students whereby students can enroll in courses any time after 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday or anytime on Saturday, Sunday or online, as long as there are 12 students already enrolled in a class. The cost is $50.00 per credit or $150.00 for a three credit course and $200.00 for a 4 credit course. In addition, students must pay any laboratory or special course fees. Students will be limited to two reduced tuition rate courses per semester and must be approved by the Dual Enrollment Coordinator.

Admissions Criteria for MDEP

  1. Student must be currently enrolled in Massachusetts public or non-public schools, including home schools, and be a Massachusetts resident. *
  2. Student must be recommended by high school guidance counselor or other school official.
  3. Student must have a minimum of a 2.5 G.P.A. and be in good academic standing.**
  4. Student must have written approval by parent or guardian.
  5. Students must take Massasoit college placement tests for reading, writing and mathematics, and test out of developmental courses. For additional information regarding testing, please contact the office of Early College Access at earlycollege@massasoit.mass.edu.
  6. Students may earn both college and high school credit.
  7. Students may enroll in classes starting at 4:00 pm Monday through Friday or anytime on weekends or online with a minimum of 12 currently enrolled students.
  8. To be considered for eligibility:
    1. Testing must be completed by December 14, 2020.
    2. Completed documents (application and registration, and for homeschool students, school district approval letter for the 2020 – 2021 academic year) must be submitted to the Early College Access office no later than December 21, 2020.

Notes:
*Students under the age of 16 may also be required to meet criteria for Youth Learner Policy.
**Students who do not possess the minimum cumulative GPA may be considered eligible based upon demonstration of their potential for academic success through review by the Dual Enrollment Coordinator. Factors to be considered are steadily improving high school grades, a high class rank, special talent, strong grades in the field of the course, strong recommendations by high school staff, etc.