Concurrent Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions
How do concurrent enrollment partnerships benefit the student, instructors, and high
- Partnerships provide rigorous postsecondary academic challenges to high school students
in their own supportive high school environments
- Courses focus student learning on critical thinking and writing skills
- Students are evaluated with multiple and varied assessments
- A broad range of students are provided with college access by placing actual college
courses within high schools and career tech centers
- High school instructors are provided with ongoing professional development led by
university faculty and staff
- Partnerships foster strong local networks among secondary and postsecondary educators
- College admissions officers now look for evidence of rigorous course work on students'
high school transcripts
- Students earning concurrent enrollment credit may enjoy greater flexibility as full
time college students by pursuing a second major or taking advantage of study abroad
and/or internship opportunities
- Students are able to reduce their cost of a college education since concurrent enrollment
tuition may be covered by the high school or career tech center
Where are the courses taught?
Concurrent enrollment courses are taught at a high school or career technical center.
Who teaches the class?
Classes are taught by high school instructors who are approved by Ferris State faculty.
Where can I learn more about concurrent enrollment?
You may visit the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships at www.nacep.org.
For more information about Concurrent Enrollment, contact the Transfer Services Center
*rates are subject to change.