Students who participate in high-quality dual enrollment during high school are more likely to graduate, enter college, and persist in college to completion than their peers who don’t. Some studies show it can provide the biggest boost to young men of color and low-income and first-generation college students. These Dual Enrollment Snapshots highlight the characteristics of dual enrollment at four colleges and high school partnerships.

Student Portrait

Bakersfield College

Collaborating to deepen and broaden college access

Bakersfield College aims for every high school student in its vast service area to have the opportunity to enroll in college courses while in grades 9 through 12. Hundreds already are…

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Student in class

Reedley College

Integrating dual enrollment with pathways

Pathways at Reedley College in the Central Valley take various forms. There’s a Middle College High School on its campus; a longstanding partnership with the local Regional Occupational…

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Student and teacher in computer lab

Norco College

Getting started with dual enrollment

Administrators at Norco College and Eleanor Roosevelt High School in nearby Eastvale took a year to plan their dual enrollment program, going slow to grow strong…

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Students working in wood shop

East Los Angeles College

Bringing college to the community

ELAC’s leaders are deeply committed to providing supports and dedicated staff to ensure that underserved students can study within structures that lead to their success…

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