Dual Credit

Fast track your future and earn college credits while attending high school

Apply by June 14 for Summer II

If you are a rising high school senior, Penn State Brandywine’s Dual Credit Program can help you get a head start on college and your career. Through our Dual Credit Program, you will experience a college class, access resources available only to Penn Staters and earn college credit from Penn State.

  • Credits earned can be applied to a Penn State degree and are part of one transcript recognized at all Penn State campuses. Dual credits may also be transferred to another college or university.
  • Students who will have completed their junior year of high school are eligible for dual credit. *Exceptions for high school students who will be entering their junior year are considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Dual credit students may take up to 3 credits (1 course) per semester. *Although it is recommended that a student only take 3 credits (1 course) during the Summer II session, if a student would like to take up to 6 credits (2 courses), students are welcome to do so.
  • Dual credit courses are taught by faculty approved to teach high school students.

Course Offerings

Title Subject Class Number Section Start Date End Date Days Time Delivery Credit
Plants, Places, and People SC 120N 7622 666 June 28 August 11 TR 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. In-person 3.00
Climate Change: Biological Impacts BIOL 144Z 8684 666 June 28 August 11 NA Asynchronous Web 3.00
Climate Change: Individual Behaviors and Group Attitudes PSYCH 144Z 1305 666 June 28 August 11 NA Asynchronous Web 3.00

How to Apply

Click here to review how to apply. If you have questions please contact Pamela Coghlan (Brandywine Admissions) at [email protected]


Please be aware of the following application deadlines:

Summer II
Apply by June 14
Classes begin June 28


A typical 3 credit course with fees (not including textbooks) is approximately $972.50 (explained below). Students are responsible for the entire cost of the Dual Credit course(s) and are not eligible for student aid.

  • Cost per credit (courses are typically 3 credits) as a Dual Credit student is approximately $302.50 (by comparison, Penn State students pay $605.00 a credit).
  • Students are also required to pay a $65.00 activity fee, information technology fee, and student facilities fee, as well as purchase textbooks.

Need Assistance?

Contact Pamela Coghlan (Brandywine Admissions) at [email protected]