High school students from Greater Boston area schools can earn high school and college credits simultaneously while gaining familiarity with the college experience through BHCC’s dual enrollment programs.
Why participate in the Dual Enrollment Program?
- Obtain college credit that can be transferred to many colleges and universities
- Take a course that is not offered in high school
- Explore potential majors and learn more about the college experience
- Improve high school transcript
- Enrich college applications
- Gain confidence in the ability to succeed in college
Steps you need to take to participate in the Dual Enrollment Program
During your Junior or Senior year of high school:
- Talk to your guidance counselor about taking a class at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) next semester. You can also contact the Dual Enrollment Coordinator at 617-228-3319 and 617-228-3216, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Obtain a copy of your high school transcript and SASID.
- Apply to the Dual Enrollment Program.
- Take the Accuplacer College Placement Test at the College’s Assessment Center.
- Register for a course by making an appointment with BHCC Dual Enrollment Staff.
- Attend a mandatory orientation session before classes begin.
Have you already started an application? Have you already been accepted to the Dual Enrollment Program at BHCC?
Log into the Self Service Center with the personal email and password you used to set up your BHCC account to complete or check on the status of your application.
Types of Dual Enrollment programs
Through our dual enrollment program, students take college courses at BHCC while they are still in high school. Dual enrollment partners include Malden High School, Chelsea High School and thirty-five other area high schools.
Students in Early College programs participate in an accelerated pathway program from high school to college, allowing them to graduate high school with up to 30 college credits. Early College high school partners include Chelsea High School, Malden High School and Charlestown High School’s C-Town Tech and C-Town Business programs.
Articulation Agreements and Curricular Alignment
BHCC shares articulation agreements with many local high schools, awarding college credit for certain advanced courses taught at high schools.
BHCC faculty in Mathematics and English are working with their colleagues in several area high schools to align high school and college curriculum, ensuring students arrive at college ready to take college-level courses.