Juniors/Seniors at High School

Apply to the Dual Enrollment Program

Only New Students need to apply. Returning Dual Enrollment Students follow the steps in the 2020-2021 Dual Enrollment Instructions – Students below.

Introduction

Bergen Community College’s Dual Enrollment Program provides an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit by taking college-level courses at their high school. These courses are taught by high school teachers who meet college-level educational standards.

The dual enrollment program is available to high school students of junior and/or senior standing who have demonstrated academic readiness and have received the recommendation of their guidance counselor, school administrator, and parents.

Benefits:

  • Students have the ability to earn college credits while simultaneously fulfilling high school requirements
  • Students experience an enhanced and challenging level of learning
  • College credits are generally transferable to most NJ colleges/universities (www.njtransfer.org) and many post-secondary institutions out-of-state
  • College courses are offered at a significantly reduced rate of tuition resulting in a substantial financial savings towards college education
  • Students gain an earlier insight into potential careers

Download 2020-2021 Dual Enrollment Instructions – Students

 

Process for Creating a College-High School Partnership

Official contracts between the college and high school are drawn specifying which courses are available for dual enrollment based on teacher eligibility and course content. High school teachers must possess academic credentials qualifying them to be considered a college adjunct. The dual enrolled courses taught at the high school site must meet the same competencies and rigors as the courses taught at BCC.

An Articulation Agreement verifying that inter-institutional courses include all of the academic rigors included in the BCC course syllabi, is signed between Bergen Community College and the participating high school. Dual Enrollment is an implementation of NJ Administrative Code 6A:8-3.3

College-High School Partnerships

Bergen Community College offers courses at the following high schools through our dual enrollment program:

Academies @ Englewood/Dwight Morrow
Bergen Arts & Sciences Charter School
Bergen Catholic
BCTS – Paramus, Teterboro
Bergenfield
Bogota
Cliffside Park
Fair Lawn
Film Academy 360
Garfield
Glen Rock
Hackensack
Hasbrouck Heights
Henry P.  Becton Regional
Immaculate Heart Academy
Kearny
Leonia
Lodi
Lyndhurst
Mahwah
Memorial (WNY
Midland Park
Northern Highlands Regional
Northern Valley Regional
Paramus
Passaic Academy for Science & Engineering
Passaic Valley Regional
Performing Arts at Bergen PAC
Ramapo-Indian Hills Regional
Ramsey
Ridgefield Memorial
Ridgefield Park
Ridgewood
River Dell Regional
Rockland Youth Jazz Ensemble
Rutherford
Sage Day
Teaneck
Tenafly
Wayne Hills
Wayne Valley
Westwood Regional

Transcript Request Information for Dual Enrollment Students

As grades from High Schools may be reported to the College by the end of the school year, the best time to request transcripts is after grades are posted on the student’s College academics records. We recommend students to check grades via the Bergen Portal before placing transcripts order.

If you have completed your Dual Enrollment courses and your grade(s) have been posted please order your transcripts at www.getmytranscript.com

If you encounter any issues requesting your transcript please contact the Registration Department (One Stop) in room A129 or email transcripts@bergen.edu

For information please contact Catherine Malone at 201-612-5568

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