The Dual Enrollment (DE) program at Delgado Community College is designed for students who have the ability to benefit from instruction in either their chosen career path or enrollment in a transferable course at the College in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school. Students enrolled in the Dual Enrollment program will receive high school credit/Carnegie units as well as transcripted credit from Delgado Community College upon successful completion of the course(s).

Please note: Applicants must complete the online application as well as the printable application for processing.



  • Enter a college or four-year university with college credit

  • Save time and money after high school

  • Receive relevant skills training in high demand, high wage professions

  • Have access to college resources, facilities, and services such as advising, career counseling and mentoring


Dual Enrollment Program Requirements

  • Have parental and school administration permission

  • Be a junior or senior; in some instances, sophomores may be eligible

  • Be eligible for courses per ACT score or Delgado placement test scores

  • Meet the academic requirement(s) for the desired course(s) or program


To receive TOPS Tech Early Start funding, students must

  • Be a junior or senior

  • Have scored a 15 on the ACT PLAN Assessment in English and Math and have a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Be enrolled in a TOPS Tech eligible course

  • Be in good standing as defined by the school



Application Deadline

Payment Deadline

Classes Begin


May 23, 2014

May 30, 2014

June 4, 2014


August 5, 2014

August 11. 2014

August 16, 2014


December 19, 2014

January 12, 2015

January 15, 2015