Students save time and money with dual enrollment

EDUCATION

Parents of high school students are often concerned about the cost of college. Dual Enrollment at Indian River State College (IRSC) provides an opportunity for high schoolstudents to begin work on their college degree for free while finishing high school, saving time and thousands of dollars in college tuition.

 Courses such as College Algebra and English Composition, which cost approximately $600 at a state university can be completed with no tuition charge. Courses are offered at convenient times and weighted the same as Honors, Advanced Placement, Advanced International Certificate of Education and International Baccalaureate courses. Credits earned through Dual Enrollment transfer to all Florida public universities and most universities nationally.

 High school students and their parents are invited to learn more about Dual Enrollment at free information sessions occurring throughout the Treasure during the month of March:

·         Tuesday, March 12, 6 p.m.: Main Campus, Kight Center for Emerging Technologies, Room V110, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce

·         Tuesday, March 12, 6 p.m.: Mueller Campus, Richardson Center, Room C105, 6155 College Lane, Vero Beach

·         Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m.: Main Campus, Kight Center for Emerging Technologies, Room V110, 3209 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce (Spanish Session)

·         Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m.: Sebastian River High School, Auditorium, Sebastian

Pre-registration is requested and can be done online at www.irsc.edu. For additional details about the information sessions or Dual Enrollment at IRSC, call 1-866-792-4772.

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