Dual Credit Academy

The Dual Credit Academy at the University of Texas at Arlington is designed for high school students who wish to gain college credit while still attending high school.

Students or parents can contact the Division of Student Success at 817-272-3140 or email dualcredit@uta.edu for more information.

UTA Dual Credit Affiliate Deadlines

UTA Dual Credit Academy

Availability

  • Students must be high school Juniors or Seniors.
  • Students can enroll in up to two (2) courses per semester not to exceed more than eight (8) hours.

Program Admission Requirements and Policies

High School juniors or seniors can participate in the UT Arlington Dual Credit Program by demonstrating college readiness through one of the following:

  • A rank in the top 20% of your current class, or
  • a PSAT score of at least 480 on Evidenced-based reading and writing, and 530 on Math, or
  • a PLAN composite score of at least 23, or
  • a 3.5 unweighted grade point average (4.0 scale), or
  • an SAT score of at least 1070 in combined Critical Reading + Math (test taken prior to March 2016) or an SAT score of at least 1140 in combined Evidence-based Reading + Math (test taken during or after March 2016), or
  • an ACT composite score of at least 23.
  • If a student fails a college credit course they are attempting at UTA, they will no longer be eligible to attend UTA as a Dual Credit student.

Additionally, students must satisfy the Texas Success Initiative requirement for college readiness (TSI) by achieving the minimum passing standards on the TSI Assessment Test or equivalent.

Equivalent methods to satisfy the TSI requirement include:

  • Achieving an SAT score of at least 1070 in Critical Reading and Math (with a minimum score of 500 in Critical Reading and 500 in Math) if taken prior to March 2016, or
  • An SAT score of 480 in Evidenced-based Reading and 530 in Math on the Redesigned SAT taken after March 2016; or
  • An ACT composite score of at least 23 with scores of at least 19 in both Math and English.
  • STAAR end-of-course (EOC) with a minimum Level 2 score of 4000 on the English III shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment required under this title for both reading and writing, and a minimum Level 2 score of 4000 on the Algebra II EOC shall be exempt from the TSI Assessment required under this title for the mathematics section.

Visit the UT Arlington TSI page for more information. Students that have previously taken the TSI Assessment through another institution can complete and submit the TSI Score Authorization form along with application materials. 

Cost

The cost is $50 per semester hour ($150 per three-hour course). Books and Parking are extra. Some courses have additional equipment and lab fees.

How to Apply

To apply for the Dual Credit Academy, submit the following:

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Submit your complete application materials to:

dualcredit@uta.edu or 

UT Arlington Dual Credit Academy
Box 19196
Arlington, TX  76019

Attend UT Arlington after High School Graduation

Dual Credit Academy students planning to attend UT Arlington after high school graduation*, students must submit the following information:

  • Completed Update Application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (official scores can be sent to UT Arlington from SAT or ACT)

Mail Update Application and official high school transcript to the address below:

UT Arlington Dual Credit Academy
Box 19196
Arlington, TX  76019

Go to: http://wweb.uta.edu/aao/fao/content/scholarships/ for entering freshman scholarship information.

* Students are no longer eligible to enroll in UTA coursework at dual credit tuition and fee rates once the student has completed the requirements for the high school diploma.


Orientation

Please monitor this website for New Maverick Orientation dates and learn about what UTA has to offer as it relates to your dual credit experience and beyond! 

When:

TBD

Who:

Incoming dual credit students admitted to UTA. 

Registration

Registration will be required once a date has been scheduled.

Parking & Directions

All orientation attendees must register their vehicle with UTA Parking Services. Students will receive an email three days before their orientation session with a link to register their vehicle. Once registered, orientation attendees can park in any student lot on campus. We recommend parking in the College Park District garages, as they provide the closest student parking to the University Center, where orientation will take place.

Use the following address for GPS coordinates:

500 South Center St
Arlington, TX 76010

Inside the garages, park in any area marked with dark blue signs that say “Faculty, Staff, and Student.”

Please be advised that guests parked in the First Baptist Church area (marked with orange signs) or the resident parking area (marked with light blue signs) will be ticketed.

UT Arlington parking map

Printable PDF of the parking area

Orientation Location

New Maverick Orientation is held on campus.

UT Arlington Map (University Center marked)

University Center Map


Affiliate Dual Credit Programs

Lion Scholars AISD Teacher Academy STEM Academy
Grapevine Colleyville Academy Grand Prarie Teacher Academy Red Oak Hawk Scholars Academy

Deadlines

Spring 2019 

Priority Application Deadline: November 2, 2018

Final Application Deadline: December 7, 2018*

* No applications will be accepted after this date. Enrollment will be on a space-available basis. All pending applications must be complete prior to this date.

Summer and Fall 2019 

Please visit UTA's Admissions website for deadlines.

Academic Calendar

Here is where you can find important dates for each semester including the first day of classes, drop deadline, and university holidays. 

Payment Due Dates

Tuition payment deadlines vary each term and are listed here


  • Division of Student Success

    Dual Credit Academy

  • Contact Us

    Location: Ransom Hall 105

    Email: dualcredit@uta.edu

    Phone: 817-272-3140

    Fax: 817-272-1779

  • General Office Hours:

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    8:00am-5:00pm

    8:00am-5:00pm

    8:00am-7:00pm

    8:00am-5:00pm

    8:00am-5:00pm

  • Mailing Address:

    Dual Credit Academy

    Box #19196

    602 W. Second St.

    Ransom Hall 105

    Arlington, TX 76019

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