Dual Enrollment at North Florida College

North Florida College offers a Dual Enrollment program that allows students to earn college credits while still in high school and at no cost. NFC offers dual enrollment to students in Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties.


Students can participate in the following dual enrollment options:

College Credit Dual Enrollment: Eligible high school students earn high school credit and college credit at the same time. College credit earned must be toward a certificate or associate degree. Students may take up to 11 credits per term. State Statute 1007.271(1).

Career Dual Enrollment: Eligible students may enroll in industry certifications which count as credits toward the high school diploma. Students may enroll in up to 330 vocational clock hours per term. State Statute 1007.271(7).

College Credit Early Admission: A form of dual enrollment through which eligible high school students enroll in college on a full-time basis. Student take a minimum of 12 credit hours and a maximum of 15 credit hours per term. College credit earned must be toward a certificate or associate degree. State Statute 1007.271(10).

Career Early Admission: Eligible high school students enroll in industry certifications which count as credit toward the high school diploma. Students may enroll in 361 – 480 clock hours per term. Participation in the career early admissions program is limited to students who have completed a minimum of 4 semesters of full-time secondary enrollment, including studies undertaken in the ninth grade. State Statute 1007.271(11).

This program allows admitted students to complete both a standard high school diploma as well as an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree upon completion of four years of high school. Currently, NFC offers this program at Suwannee High School and Branford High School in Suwannee County and Taylor High School in Taylor County. Eligible students receive a letter inviting them to apply for the Collegiate Academy program. For more information, please see the link below. Sentinel Scholars Collegiate Academy

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Important Dates:

  • August 25 – Last day to register or add/drop classes
  • October 20 – Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a W
  • December 1 – Deadline for new dual enrollment student applications for Spring 2022 Term
  • December 7 – Last day of classes
  • December 8-13 – Final Exams
  • December 15 – Grades due
  • December 20-January 3 – Winter Break Holiday

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