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Welcome to Benedictine University's Dual Credit Program!

Dedicated to preparing high school students to be better learners, better leaders and better world citizens who will make a positive impact in the communities they serve.

Congratulations on taking your first steps toward your secondary educational journey!

Students who accumulate college credit while earning a high school diploma may be more likely to complete college on time and at a lower cost.


  • Currently enrolled in junior or senior year of high school
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher or are AP eligible at your high school
  • Recommended by your high school administration


Benedictine University Dual Credit Program Benefits:

  • Allowing them to earn credit for college-level courses prior to high school graduation.
  • Courses are taught during regular school day, either online or by high school teachers.
  • Credits earned can be applied to high school graduation requirements and will also be posted on a Benedictine University transcript, transferrable to most colleges and universities.
Admission Requirements

Transferring College Credit

Credits earned for courses taken through the Dual Credit Program will be recorded on an official Benedictine University transcript. These credits are generally transferrable to other colleges and universities. Please consult with your intended college or university for a final decision on the transferability of these courses. Each institution of higher education is governed by their transfer credit policy.
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Student Services Available

When you enroll in the Benedictine University Dual Credit Program, you become a member of our student body with access to all resources as our on-campus students.
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University ID Card

As a member of our student body, you are eligible to receive a University ID Card. This ID serves as your official identification on campus.
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University Library

When you enroll in the Benedictine University Dual Credit Program, you become a member of our student body with access to all resources as our on-campus students.
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Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center offers a variety of resources to assist student learning. Some of the services include peer tutoring, assistance from a learning specialist, study skills workshops and study spaces.
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Technology Support

If you are having issues with technology, you can contact the helpdesk for support 24/7.

Application and Registration

  • All recommended students must apply to Benedictine University Dual Credit Program for each term.
  • Application and registration is done through your high school Dual Credit Liaison.
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Are you a high school Dual Credit Liaison?

Welcome! Thank you for helping students take their first steps toward their post-secondary education.


High School Dual Credit Liaison Responsibilities

  • Oversee and maintain course and faculty member approval list
  • Monitor section assignments regarding teacher credential verification for the course to be taught
  • Hand out dual credit application/registration materials to all eligible and interested students
  • Collect student application/registration and give to High School Dual Credit Liaison for submission to Benedictine University
  • Maintain copies of student grades per University guidelines
Should you have any problems or concerns, please visit the Illinois Board of Education Institutional Complaint System website: http://complaints.ibhe.org

Questions? Please contact:
Katie DeDio
Dual Credit & Partnerships Coordinator
[email protected]
c: 815-703-0038