[dual enrollment]

What is dual enrollment?

Dual Enrollment offers students the opportunity to take college courses while attending high school at the same time. Imperial Valley College courses are taught at the high school and/or online. High School students in the following high schools may apply: Brawley Union High School, Calexico High School, Calipatria High School, Central Union High School, Desert Oasis High School, Desert Valley High School, Holtville High School, Imperial High School, and Southwest High School.

advantages of dual enrollment

  • Earn college credit

  • Achieve College and Career Readiness

  • Explore career fields before starting college

  • Most courses offered are CSU and UC Transferable

  • Complete your college degree in less time

  • Save Money! Free Tuition and Textbooks (average cost of tuition, books, fees, etc. = $1,390.00 per 3 unit class)

  • Helps prepare students for the rigors of college level studies

requirements of dual enrollment

  • Only 10th, 11th and 12th graders may participate

  • Sophomore must have an overall grade point average of 2.5 and above

  • Junior or Senior must have an overall grade point average of 2.0 and above

  • Dedicate time and effort to college courses


Step-by-step process of how to apply to IVC


Apply to Imperial Valley College by using the California Community College (CCC) application!


Find out which dual enrollment classes are being offered at your school