Admission & Applying

  • Admission
    Students must apply for admission to the postsecondary institution of their choice and submit all required documentation by the designated deadline. There is no application fee for students to participate in the Dual Enrollment Program. Each institution has its own entrance requirements that may include;

    • Grade Point Average (GPA)
    • Assessment Scores 
    • On Track to Graduate

    A dual enrollment student must abide by the rules of the Decatur High School and the postsecondary institution the student is attending, and a student can be denied participation at any time in the Dual Enrollment Program for violations of such rules.

  • Application Process

    1. Email our Dual Enrollment Director, Ms. Lewis to set up a meeting. (
    2. Complete the application to the selected college or university (See above for most popular colleges)
    3. Submit documents required by the college (see college for deadlines)
    4. Complete the Online Dual Enrollment Funding Application at GA Futures
    5. Access the GA Futures Dual Enrollment Course Directory to select courses 
    6. Check the college course schedule to ensure your selected class is being offered at a time that fits with your DHS schedule
    7. Submit the Course Request Form (Coming Soon!)
    8. If you are 18 years old and male you must complete the Selective Service Form to receive funding from the state
    9. Stay in touch with Ms. Lewis to ensure you are enrolled for courses!

    **** Colleges and universities may have additional requirements*****