Missouri State University Dual Credit

Become a bear while in high school

Gain a head start on your future

Get course credit at your high school and through Missouri State, at a reduced rate. These CORE 42 courses transfer to any public university in Missouri.

Save time. Save money.

Reasons to begin your Missouri State degree while in high school.



Pay only $70 per credit hour for MSU dual credit courses.


Dual Credit tuition is significantly lower than the tuition for on-campus courses.
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Earn the Missouri State Dual Credit Advantage Scholarship for your first year at MSU. Take 9 hours of dual credit and have a 3.25 or higher MSU GPA.
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70% of all first time freshmen enter Missouri State having completed one or more college courses through dual credit.
Bringing the University to you

Early College

A new Missouri State program offering courses for high school students taught at a distance by University faculty.

Making higher education accessible

Free and reduced lunch dual credit scholarship

Students who qualify for free and reduced lunches are eligible for up to six credit hours of dual credit per semester, at no cost, through a special scholarship.

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Test with confidence.

Prepare for the ACT test with Missouri State Test Prep

Have expert instructors guide you through the toughest exams. MSU Dual Credit students can save $100 on the cost of MSU Test Prep courses.