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High School Dual Credit

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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Cost and Budgeting

The most important question parents often ask when looking at higher education is, what is it going to cost me? Let's start off by telling you about what higher education isn't going to cost you.

When your son or daugther enrolls in dual credit classes through their high school, they are saving you over half of the actual tuition cost of most college-credit classes. Depending on the amount of hours your child is enrolled in for dual credit at UCM, while attending high school, they could knock out their entire freshman year of classes at half the price. Here is an example:

Dual Credit Savings:

A full year of college is two semesters, not including the optional summer semester. High school students can work these classes into their normal high school schedules and earn both the high school and college credit for the same class.

As seen in the cost analysis below, it will save time and over half of the tuition cost in one semester alone!

Dual credit cost for one full-time semester

Algebra MATH 1111 3 credits $255.00*
English ENGL 1020 3 credits $255.00*
Spanish SPAN 1601 3 credits $255.00*
History HIST 1350 3 credits $255.00*
Application Fees     Waived
Housing     N/A
    12 credit hours

$1020.00

* $85.00 per credit hour

One semester of college full-time

Algebra MATH 1111 3 credits $726.45*
English ENGL 1020 3 credits $726.45*
Spanish SPAN 1601 3 credits $726.45*
History HIST 1350 3 credits $726.45*
Fees/ Books     $700.00
Housing     $3802.00**
    12 credit hours

$7407.80

* $242.15 per credit hour
** Housing includes a standard meal plan and
a double occupancy room

Dual Credit Staff