Yes! You can earn college credit while still in high school!

Get a jump start on college requirements at a very affordable dual credit price by taking college classes in your local high school, by interactive video in a synchronous format, or through online classes.  Mayville State offers a wide range of essential studies and teacher education dual credit courses.   

Mayville State University and the North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) collaborate to offer dual credit courses during fall, spring, and summer semesters. Submit an application to NDCDE and Mayville State University. The course offerings are listed in on the website below.

North Dakota Center for Distance Education 

Mayville State University Application

If you want to take dual credit from Mayville State University, contact your school principal to begin the process. The course offerings are listed below.

List of Summer 2024 Mayville State Dual Credit courses

List of Fall 2024 Mayville State Dual Credit courses 

Mayville State University is offering exciting new opportunities for high school students wishing to earn dual credit and explore the special education and early childhood career paths! See more. And view our factsheet: Fall 2024-Spring 2025 Special Education Dual Credit Classes. 

MSU has expanded online dual credit course options to additional 100 and 200 level courses including ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I and II, BUSN 150 Introduction to Business, HPER 217 Personal and Community Health, SCNC 101 Natural Science and Lab , and more. Students will be enrolled with MSU online students but pay the online dual credit tuition rate. For offerings, please see the Summer 2024 Dual Credit Class Schedule and the Fall 2024 Dual Credit Class Schedule. Local students may also enroll in approved sections of on-campus Mayville State 100 and 200 level classes for dual credit tuition.  Please contact Emily Rice for more information at 701-788-4763.  

Students

Can I take Dual Credit courses?

Any high school student enrolled in grades ten, eleven, or twelve who has received permission from his or her school administrator, has a 3.0 GPA and meets any course placement or pre-requisite guidelines is eligible for enrollment in a Mayville State dual credit course. To enroll in ENGL 110 College Composition I, an ACT English sub-test score of 18 is required.  To enroll in MATH 103 College Algebra, an ACT Mathematics sub-test score of 21 is required. Additional placement information can be found here.

Students who do not meet the required minimum 3.0 GPA may be allowed to take dual credit courses (other than dual credit MATH or ENGL) with permission from their school administrator. Please reach out to Emily Rice  to request special consideration for enrolling in dual credit.  High school counselors and teachers may advise students regarding their academic readiness to participate in dual credit courses, and only those students who are academically ready should enroll in a dual credit course.

How Do I Register?

Complete the MSU Application for Admission according to the instructions provided in our Dual Credit application tutorial.  Next, complete the Mayville State University Dual Credit Registration Form and FERPA FORM. When completing these forms, please be sure to include the course title and course number exactly as they appear on the listing of dual credit courses found on the Summer 2024 list of Dual Credit Classes and the Fall 2024 list of Dual Credit Courses. 

Submit the forms above to:

Admissions Office
Mayville State University
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257

or 

Scan all documents and submit forms via email to: Emily Rice: emily.g.rice@mayvillestate.edu 

Will my credits transfer?

Credits received for dual credit courses appear on your Mayville State transcript as regular college credit. All dual credit courses can be equally transferred to any college or university within the North Dakota University System. Dual credit courses will generally transfer to other institutions as well; however, it is up to the receiving institution to determine how the credits will be accepted.

 

How will I get my MSU transcript if I go to another university after graduation?

Please click the link below to find all of the information you need to request your Mayville State University Transcript. 

REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS HERE

You can earn a Dual Credit Scholarship to attend Mayville State as a college freshman!   

Parents

Is my child able to take dual credit courses?

Any high school student enrolled in grades ten, eleven, or twelve who has received permission from his or her school administrator, has a 3.0 GPA and meets any course placement or pre-requisite guidelines is eligible for enrollment in a Mayville State dual credit course. To enroll in ENGL 110 College Composition I, an ACT English sub-test score of 18 is required.  To enroll in MATH 103 College Algebra, an ACT Mathematics sub-test score of 21 is required. Additional placement information can be found here.

Students who do not meet the required minimum 3.0 GPA may be allowed to take dual credit courses (other than dual credit MATH or ENGL) with permission from their school administrator. Please reach out to the Office of Admissions to request special consideration for enrolling in dual credit.  High school counselors and teachers may advise students regarding their academic readiness to participate in dual credit courses, and only those students who are academically ready should enroll in a dual credit course.

What Will It Cost?

Mayville State dual credit course costs per class are listed in the Summer 2024 Class Schedule and the Fall 2024 Class Schedule. Beginning in 2023-2024, dual credit classes will have two different tuition rates as outlined below. 

Books and materials are not included in the tuition and fees.

Costs for 2024-2025 Per Credit* Per 3-credit course*

Tuition Costs-Unsubsidized--Classes taught by MSU faculty

$153.96

$461.88

Tuition Costs-Subsidized--Classes taught by high school qualified instructors

$89.43

$268.29

*Tuition and fees subject to change

Dual Credit Assistance through Bank of North Dakota

Dual credit waiver program

This is a unique program that is only available to those students enrolled in dual credit high school courses offered through Mayville State. In order to qualify for the waiver, students must have completed at least one Mayville State dual credit course in high school prior to their full time enrollment at Mayville State as a freshman in the fall semester after high school graduation. Students will earn a waiver equivalent to the cost of their dual credit tuition for their freshman year at Mayville State. The scholarship will not exceed the amount of $2000.

Principals & Counselors

Who can take dual credit courses?

Any high school student enrolled in grades ten, eleven, or twelve who has received permission from his or her school administrator, has a 3.0 GPA and meets any course placement or pre-requisite guidelines is eligible for enrollment in a Mayville State dual credit course. To enroll in ENGL 110 College Composition I, an ACT English sub-test score of 18 is required.  To enroll in MATH 103 College Algebra, an ACT Mathematics sub-test score of 21 is required. Additional placement information can be found here.

Students who do not meet the required minimum 3.0 GPA may be allowed to take dual credit courses (other than dual credit MATH or ENGL) with permission from their school administrator. Please reach out to the Office of Admissions, to request special consideration for enrolling in dual credit.  High school counselors and teachers may advise students regarding their academic readiness to participate in dual credit courses, and only those students who are academically ready should enroll in a dual credit course.

What Will It Cost?

Mayville State dual credit course costs are listed below. Beginning in 2023-2024, dual credit classes will have two different tuition rates as outlined below and on the Summer 2024 Class Schedule and Fall 2024 Class Schedule. 

Books and materials are not included in the tuition and fees.

Costs for 2024-2025 Per Credit* Per 3-credit course*

Tuition Costs-Unsubsidized--Classes taught by MSU faculty

$153.96

$461.88

Tuition Costs-Subsidized--Classes taught by high school qualified instructors

$89.43

$268.29

*Tuition and fees subject to change

Dual Credit Assistance through Bank of North Dakota

Dual credit waiver program

This is a unique program that is only available to those students enrolled in dual credit high school courses offered through Mayville State. In order to qualify for the waiver, students must have completed at least one Mayville State dual credit course in high school prior to their full time enrollment at Mayville State as a freshman in the fall semester after high school graduation. Students will earn a waiver equivalent to the cost of their dual credit tuition for their freshman year at Mayville State. The scholarship will not exceed the amount of $2000.

Education and Special Education Dual Credit Classes Factsheet 

This factsheet outlines the free Education and Special Education dual credit courses available to qualified students who may be interested in pursuing a future career in teacher education.  This is a great opportunity for your students, regardless of income. 

How Do I Help My Students Get Registered?

Complete the MSU Application for Admission according to the instructions provided in our Dual Credit application tutorial. There is no application fee charged. Next, complete the Mayville State University Dual Credit Registration Form and FERPA FORM. When completing these forms, please be sure to include the course title and course number exactly as they appear on the listing of dual credit courses found on the Summer 2024 list of Dual Credit Classes and Fall 2024 list of Dual Credit Classes. 

Submit the forms above to: 

Admissions Office
Mayville State University
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257

or 

Scan all documents and submit forms via email to Emily Rice: emily.g.rice@mayvillestate.edu

Will the credits transfer?

Credits received for dual credit courses appear on your Mayville State transcript as regular college credit. All dual credit courses can be equally transferred to any college or university within the North Dakota University System. Dual credit courses will generally transfer to other institutions as well; however, it is up to the receiving institution to determine how the credits will be accepted.

How do my students get their MSU transcript if they go to another university after graduation?

Please click the link below to find all of the information you need to request your Mayville State University Transcript.  

REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS HERE

North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE)

Additional Dual Credit Course Offerings for 2024-2025

Mayville State University has partnered with the North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) to offer courses for dual credit.  These courses do have a firm start and end date for fall, spring, and summer semester enrollments.

As you look for continued opportunities for North Dakota’s students during the 2024-2025 school year, know that North Dakota’s Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) now offers dual credit courses for all students regardless of location. We are anticipating that the dual credit course offerings will continue to grow. For this first initial offering, there are opportunities for students to earn North Dakota college credit in the courses listed in the link below.

Visit NDCDE’s website at: https://www.ndcde.org/information/additional-programs/dual-credit

Early Entry: Not Dual Credit

Early Entry Students

Beginning in Spring 2024, MSU has expanded online dual credit course options to additional 100 and 200 level courses including ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I, GEOG 103 Multicultural World, Global Issues, HUM 220 History of Music in a Multicultural World, SCNC 101 and Lab Natural Science, and more. 

However, high school students can also enroll in 100 and 200 level courses online or in on the Mayville State campus, even if they are not designated as a dual credit course. Early entry students interested in taking MSU courses not eligible for dual credit will need to submit required documentation allowing enrollment in college courses prior to high school graduation. This includes a signed parent agreement for non-dual credit enrollment. Early entry students taking classes not designated as a dual credit class section will pay the regular Mayville State on-campus or online tuition and fees to enroll.  Students must meet any required class prerequisites to enroll as early entry students and submit a Mayville State University Application. Early entry students will also need to have their high school administrator contact the Office of Admissions to receive the necessary documents. 

Please contact Emily Rice for more information: emily.g.rice@mayvillestate.edu or 701-788-4763. 

 

For More Information:

Emily Rice

emily.g.rice@mayvillestate.edu 

Office of Admissions
Phone:  701-788-4763
Fax:  701-788-4613

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    Continue your education at Mayville State!

    Earn a scholarship!

    This unique scholarship program is available only to those students who were previously enrolled in dual credit high school courses offered through Mayville State.

    In order to qualify for the scholarship, students must have completed at least one Mayville State dual credit course in high school prior to their full time enrollment at Mayville State as a freshman in the fall semester after high school graduation. Students will earn scholarships equivalent to the cost of their dual credit tuition for their freshman year at Mayville State. The scholarship will not exceed the total amount of $2,000. Learn more here.