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Dual Enrollment Programs

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:

  1. Talk to your guidance counselor about taking a class at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) next semester. You can also contact Dual Enrollment Staff at dualenroll@bhcc.edu or according to the information below:
    • Email dualenroll@bhcc.edu if you attend/are enrolled at
      • Academy of the Pacific Rim
      • Boston Public Schools
      • Medford High School/Medford Vocational Technical High School
    • Email lbadir@bhcc.edu if you attend/are enrolled at
      • Malden High School
      • Excel Academy Charter School
      • Revere High School
    • Email carolina.rojaspion@bhcc.edu if you attend/are enrolled at
      • Chelsea High School
      • Chelsea Opportunity Academy (COA)
    • Email dualenroll@bhcc.edu if you attend/are enrolled at
      • Cambridge Rindge and Latin School/HSEP
      • Everett High School/ Gateway to College at Everett High School
      • Home School
      • Phoenix Charter Academy Chelsea
      • Pioneer Charter School of Science
      • Somerville High School/Full Circle
      • METCO
      • Any school or district not listed
  2. Obtain a copy of your unofficial high school transcript and SASID#.
  3. Submit an application to participate in the dual enrollment program. (ONLY STUDENTS WHO HAVE NEVER TAKEN A COURSE SHOULD APPLY)
  4. Complete your placement testing through the College’s Assessment Center, or meet eligibility for Placement by High School GPA.
  5. Register for a course by making an appointment with a BHCC Dual Enrollment Staff.
  6. Attend a mandatory orientation session before classes begin.

Fall 2023

Fall 2023 – Last day to submit an application – August 11th, 2023 (Students must complete placement testing and registration by September 12th, 2023)

Have you already started an application? Have you already been accepted to the Dual Enrollment Program at BHCC?

Log into your Admissions Dashboard with the personal email and password you used to apply to the Dual Enrollment/Early College Program to complete or check on the status of your application​.

Types of Dual Enrollment programs

Dual Enrollment

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.

Early College

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 Brighton High School, Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, 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.