Get a head start on your college education with Mercyhurst University’s Dual Enrollment program. Through Dual Enrollment, students at high schools in the Erie region now have the chance to take university-level courses on the Mercyhurst campus or online and earn transferrable college credits. A number of different courses from across the curriculum are open to high school students. Visiting high school students will have access to the same quality educational experiences as university students, benefiting from Mercyhurst’s small classes in safe, comfortable learning environments with individualized attention from responsive faculty. 

3-Credit Courses

Full Fall On-Campus

  • RUSS 101 Intro to Russian I - Full Fall - MWF 8-8:50 AM​​​​​​​

4 Credit Courses (Separate Lab)

Full Fall On-Campus

  • CHEM 101/102 Chemical Principles & Lab - Full Fall - MWF 8-8:50 AM & T 8-10:50 AM

*Additional dual enrollment courses may be offered, subject to availability. Please contact Denise Ropelewski in the Registrar's Office at dropelewski@mercyhurst.edu or 814-824-2435 for more information.

Transferrable Credits

Mercyhurst is a fully accredited university with nationally recognized programs of study. Any university credits students earn during high school will count toward a Mercyhurst degree, and most credits will transfer to other accredited U.S. colleges and universities. The transferability of your credits makes Dual Enrollment an excellent option to complete introductory-level or prerequisite courses before you officially start college.

Affordable Tuition

Mercyhurst offers a highly discounted tuition rate for qualified high school students: $100 per credit for most courses. Additional fees may apply for some students in some courses.

Fall 2019 Deadlines

Full Fall

Last Day to Add/Drop: 08/26/19
Last Day to Pass/Fail: 11/08/19
Last Day to Withdraw: 11/15/19

Mini A

Last Day to Add/Drop: 08/26/19
Last Day to Pass/Fail: 09/27/19
Last Day to Withdraw: 10/02/19

Mini B

Last Day to Add/Drop: 10/18/19
Last Day to Pass/Fail: 11/08/19
Last Day to Withdraw: 11/15/19