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Concurrent Enrollment Application Process

Concurrent Enrollment allows eligible high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credits and, at the same time, use those credits toward the completion of high school graduation requirements.  Students who are enrolled in a Minnesota public, nonpublic (private, charter, or online), or home school are able to take classes if they meet the necessary requirements. Concurrent Enrollment is intended to promote a more rigorous curriculum and provide a wider variety of options.

Updated Testing Guidelines:

Colleges and universities shall use one or more of the following placement measures to determine a student’s course placement within reading, writing, and mathematics:

1. Eligible ACT, SAT, and/or MCA scores
  1. All validity windows apply as outlined within System Procedure 3.3.1.

and/or

2. Cumulative high school grade point average (HS GPA
  1. Reading: A student who presents a HS GPA of 2.6 or higher must be given a placement of college-level that allows for enrollment in courses that designate college-level reading skills as a prerequisite. A college or university may establish lower minimum HS GPA score(s) for placement into developmental reading courses. A college or university may establish higher minimum score(s) for placement into a higher-level reading course(s).
  2. Writing: A student who presents a HS GPA of 2.6 or higher must be given a placement of college-level that allows for enrollment in a college-level writing course and in courses that designate college-level writing skills as a prerequisite. A college or university may establish lower minimum HS GPA score(s) for placement into developmental writing courses. A college or university may establish higher minimum score(s) for placement into a higher-level writing course(s).
  3. Mathematics: A student who presents a HS GPA of 2.8 or higher must be given a placement of college-level that allows for enrollment in College Algebra. A college or university may establish lower minimum HS GPA score(s) for placement into introductory college-level mathematics courses other than College Algebra and for developmental mathematics courses. A college or university may establish higher minimum score(s) for placement into a higher-level mathematics course(s).
  4. Self-reported HS GPA must be accepted in the absence of an official, transcripted GPA.
  5. For purposes of course placement, HS GPA is valid for a period of up to 10 years from the date of high school graduation or, if the student has not yet graduated, from the date submitted.

and/or

3. Eligible ACCUPLACER scores (i.e., Classic or Next Generation ACCUPLACER).
  1. Scores already on file may be used. All benchmarks and validity windows apply as outlined within System Procedure 3.3.1.
  2. Remote proctoring of the Next Generation ACCUPLACER is suspended at this time due to availability of resources. College Board will continue to investigate viable options. Minnesota State will monitor those opportunities and communicate solutions as they become available.