What is Concurrent Enrollment?
Concurrent Enrollment, also referred to as dual credit, is when high school students earn college credit while sitting in their high school class. If you’re a qualified high school student, and you are interested, talk with your guidance counselor today.
Benefits to Students
- Smooth transition from high school to college
- Time and money saved
- Opportunity for a more productive senior year
- Introduction to college policies and procedures
- Confidence to succeed in higher education
- Access to university tutoring, labs, and library
- Generate an official Purdue Northwest college transcript
- Scholarships available for PNW concurrent enrollment students who attend PNW
Influence on Schools and Communities
- Affordable access to higher education for motivated students
- Presence of college-going culture
- Strengthened transition between high school and college
- Collegiate atmosphere in the high schools
- Increase of qualified educators receiving ongoing support, professional development, and collegial interaction
Incentives For Teachers
- Collaboration with professionals in same field of study
- Access to university resources
- Scholarships available for continuing graduate education at PNW
PNW Concurrent Enrollment in the News…
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Office of Concurrent Enrollment is excited to award four, $1000 student scholarships. These scholarships are available to incoming freshman who have completed a minimum of 3 PNW university credits, have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 (on 4.0 scale) and are enrolling as a full-time student at PNW for the fall semester.
Winners were asked to write a 500-Word Essay explaining the impact that participation in concurrent enrollment university coursework had on their decision to attend college. We are excited to welcome these bright learners to the PNW family this fall. Bravo!
The awarding of these scholarships allows us to recognize the exceptional performance of these students in their concurrent enrollment coursework in high school and distinguishes these students from their peers. We are excited to welcome these four individuals to PNW this fall.
Concurrent Enrollment Programs Annual Report 2017-2018
As we began to develop our annual report to the Community of Purdue University Northwest, we sought out our greatest stories of the year so we can combine them with a vision of our future.