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Students who complete a UMass Lowell course will receive an undergraduate application fee waiver code.

Earn Credits at UMass Lowell, Transfer Them to Your School

Credits from UMass Lowell's courses can be transferred towards degrees at other colleges or universities! Check for eligibility with academic advisors at your college of interest.

Enrich your learning with our award-winning online courses

Apply credits earned towards your high school diploma and your future college degree while benefitting from the flexibility of online learning.

Dual enrollment classes provide a great opportunity for you to advance your knowledge and get a head start on the completion of your college degree. In many cases, college credits can be applied towards your high school curriculum as Advanced Placement credits.

UMass Lowell, a trusted, affordable public university, offers online dual enrollment courses in popular subject areas that meet most high school common core requirements including:

  • Calculus I
  • College Writing I
  • College Writing II (for students who have earned AP credit)
  • Intro to Information Technology
  • Intro to American Politics
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Intro to Sociology
  • Intro to Western Civilization
  • Principles of Microeconomics

Complete coursework each week as your schedule allows.

With our 100% online classes, there are no specified dates or times when you must be online. Lectures, assignments and discussions are posted at the beginning of each week in Blackboard, UMass Lowell's online learning management tool.

Are you eligible to take dual enrollment courses?

While UMass Lowell's dual enrollment courses meet the MassCore requirements for students completing high school in Massachusetts, we suggest you consult with your guidance counselor to ensure they align with your educational goals.


Course tuition and fees range from $1,170 to $1,185.
Please note that financial aid is not available for dual enrollment courses.