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Dual Credit = Real College Credit

What is Dual Credit?

Would you like to earn college credit for classes you take while still in high school? The CLC Dual Credit program allows high school students to enroll in college-level courses and earn college credit at no cost.

Students take classes either at their own high school or at the Lake County High Schools Technology Campus in Grayslake. High school students enrolled in dual credit courses are officially registered at CLC. They earn both high school credit and college credit for successful completion of approved courses.

Benefits for Students

  • Enhanced ability and skills to do college level work.
  • Gained confidence for college success.
  • Shortens the amount of time required to complete a college degree by developing a college transcript while in high school.
  • Save time and money.

Benefits for High Schools and CLC

  • Brings CLC faculty, high school administrators and high school faculty together to develop curriculum, share instructional methods, ideas and experiences to benefit their teaching.
  • Enhances students' transition to college.

Dual Credit Program at the College of Lake County

Learn how high school students can earn high and college credit for taking classes through CLC's Dual Credit program. Meet some current and former Dual Credit students, a parent and instructors to learn the money and time-saving benefits of taking CLC courses while you're still in high school.