Dual Enrollment

Early College Start Program

Get a jumpstart on your college education!

The dual enrollment program allows juniors and seniors in high school to take General Education courses for college credit through a dual enrollment or co-enrollment. Each high school must determine whether high school credit will be granted for classes completed for college credit at the University of Valley Forge. A part-time Admissions Application is required. All courses are available online and fully accredited.

Average cost of attending a 4-year private college = $4​3,921/yr*

Average cost of attending University of Valley Forge = $28,510/yr***

Dual Enrollment at UVF
If you take 6 credits per semester in your junior and senior years of high school you will earn the equivalent of one full-year (24 credits) of college credits for only $2,576!** That’s less than the 2015-16 average community college full-time tuition and fees of $3,455 per the College Board report.

It gets better! If you enroll at the University of Valley Forge in our residential program (on or off campus) upon high school graduation and have taken a minimum of 12 dual enrollment credits, you will receive a $2,000 Dual Enrollment  Scholarship. You get your money back and your new cost would be $576 for 24 college credits!



Summer Semester - Applications due by April 17

  • College Writing & Research (English Composition)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Math)
  • Old Testament Survey (Biblical Studies)
  • New Testament Survey (Biblical Studies)

Fall Semester - Applications due by August 14

  • College Writing & Research (English Composition)
  • General Biology
  • Life Formation
  • Intro to Psychology

Spring Semester - Applications due by December 18

  • Quantitative Reasoning (Math)
  • US History: Colonization to Reconstruction (high school seniors only)
  • Old Testament Survey (Biblical Studies)
  • New Testament Survey (Biblical Studies)

* 2015-2016 average cost (includes tuition, fees, room and board) per the College Board report.
** Assumes 6 credits per semester during your high school junior and senior years at $99/credit plus a $50/semester technology fee.
*** 2015-2016 average cost (includes tuition, fees, room & board). 

​Dual Enrollment Courses & Descriptions

*Dual Enrollment Informational Packet Download*
ENG 123 College Writing and Research 3 credits

This course stresses the writing process and introduces the skills necessary to conduct college-level research. Emphasis is placed on argumentative and analytical writing supported by research.
A passing grade of C- or higher is required. Students will receive a final grade of A, B, C, or F.

Prerequisite: Minimum score of 420 on Critical Reading SAT or 17 on ACT English. Those without scores will need to complete a placement exam (online) and receive a passing grade to take ENG 123.
HIS 233U.S. History – Colonization to Reconstruction 3 credits

A survey of the major events and individuals in United States history from Colonization to Reconstruction. Critically examines various topics of interpretive interest in American history such as the coming of the coming of the Europeans, Puritanism, religious freedom, the Revolution, slavery, immigration, industrialization, urbanization, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.

MTH 123Quantitative Reasoning3 credits

This course applies mathematics to life skill areas for personal and professional use with an emphasis in problem-solving.
Prerequisite: Minimum Score of 440 on Mathematics SAT, 18 on ACT math, OR successful completion of MTH 107 with a grade of C- or higher.

Those without scores will need to complete a placement exam (online) and receive a passing grade to take MTN 123.
NWT 113 New Testament Survey 3 credits

A panoramic view of the chief events, prominent characters, main themes and salient teachings of each New Testament book in relation to its historical, geographical and cultural contexts.

OLT 123 Old Testament Survey 3 credits

A study of the historical settings, literary features, authorship, theological teachings, and general content of the books of the Hebrew Bible. This survey provides a factual and practical groundwork for further studies in the Old Testament.

PSY 223 Introduction to Psychology 3 credits

An introduction to the basic concepts of human behavior, motivation, emotion and personality, and a survey of the contemporary psychological field.

SCI 123General Biology3 credits

An introduction to biology. Topics covered included basic chemistry, cell structure and function, genetics, and biotechnology. An overview of the major groups of organisms is included with an emphasis on the species that affect human health. Early Childhood Education majors must take corresponding laboratory.

SOC 103 Life Formation 3 credits

A practical study of the classic spiritual disciplines that are essential to lifelong spiritual formation from a Pentecostal perspective. The course will emphasize intentional and holistic applications in daily living.