Admission of High School Students

DMACC offers the opportunity for high school students to enroll in credit courses. Juniors and seniors must complete steps 1 and 2 below if enrolling part-time and steps 1, 2, and 3 if enrolling full-time. Freshmen and sophomores must complete all four steps and are limited to no more than two, credit courses each semester.

Admission steps:

  1. Submit a completed Application for Admission.
  2. Submit written approval from a parent/guardian and from a high school counselor or principal on the Permission Form for High School Student.
  3. Complete COMPASS test and ALEKS or submit ACT scores. Course placement is mandatory based on the COMPASS/ALEKS or ACT scores.
  4. Meet with a DMACC advisor or counselor prior to registration.

This procedure does not apply to high school age students enrolling under the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, Career Advantage, or other special contractual agreements except that full-time students must meet the Guidelines for Required Assessment.

Admission of Home-Schooled Students
Home-schooled students may apply for admission by following these guidelines:

  1. Submit a completed Application for Admission.
  2. Provide a written statement of approval from a parent or guardian on the Permission Form for High School Student.
  3. Complete COMPASS test and ALEKS or submit ACT scores. Course placement is mandatory based on the COMPASS/ALEKS or ACT scores.
  4. Meet with a DMACC advisor or counselor prior to registration.

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