Admission of High School and Home-Schooled Students

​​DMACC offers the opportunity for high school and home-schooled students to enroll in credit courses.  These procedures do not apply to high school age students enrolling under ​Career Advantage, or other special contractual agreements.


Admission of High School Aged Students

DMACC offers the opportunity for high school students to enroll in credit courses. Students must meet all necessary prerequisites for college level courses.

Juniors and Seniors: Complete steps 1 and 2 below.

Freshmen and Sophomores: Complete steps 1, 2, 3 and 4. Freshmen and sophomores are limited ​to no more than two credit courses each semester and must remain part-time students.

  1. Submit a completed Application for Admission and select: "I plan to take only a few classes for personal/professional development" on the application.

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  2. Submit written approval from a parent/guardian and from a high school counselor or principal (except home schooled) and from a parent/guardian on the DMACC High School Permission Form.
  3. Complete Next-Generation ACCUPLACER® Test and ALEKS math placement assessment or submit ACT scores. Course placement is mandatory based on assessment scores.
  4. Freshman and sophomores are required to meet with a DMACC academic advisor prior to registration.​


Questions about admissions?

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