Cameron University encourages high school students to enroll now for Spring 2017 concurrent classes

Cameron University is encouraging high school students looking to get a head start on college to take advantage of CU's concurrent enrollment program. Eligible students will receive a tuition waiver scholarship for up to six hours per semester while concurrently enrolled. Spring 2017 classes begin on Monday, January 9. For more information, call 580-581-2987 or email Go2CU@cameron.edu.  Additional information can also be found at www.cameron.edu/admissions/concurrent.

“Concurrent enrollment is an excellent opportunity for high school students who want to get an early start on their college career," says Jon Horinek, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success.  "We believe that ‘Graduation Starts Today’ from the minute a Cameron student takes his or her first class toward a degree. High school students who participate in concurrent enrollment can accelerate their college degree and truly start on the path toward graduation.”

Students enrolled in concurrent classes can take classes at Cameron's main campus in Lawton or at CU-Duncan as well as online.

To be eligible for the tuition waiver, high school seniors must meet admission criteria set by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Seniors need a minimum composite score of 20 on the ACT (or comparable SAT score) or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a ranking in the top half of their graduating class to receive the waiver. Home-schooled students must have a minimum composite score of 20 on the ACT (or comparable SAT scores) and be at least 17 years old.  Students are responsible for all other costs, which may include fees, books, parking permit, student ID, and any other associated costs.

Concurrent students can enroll in a combined number of high school and college courses not to exceed 19 semester hours (one high school course will be considered equal to three semester hours of college work.) Students must be able to complete all high school graduation requirements by the end of the Spring semester of their senior year, including all courses required for college entrance. To enroll in an English, math or science course, students must obtain a 19 or higher on the corresponding ACT subtest. In addition, an ACT score of 19 on the reading subtest is required to enroll in any other subject.

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PR#16-169

November 4, 2016