Dual Enrollment

Start your college education while still in High School and get a jump on your future!

Free tuition and $0 registration fee for Dual Enrollment students for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year!

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Dual enrollment (DE) at Salish Kootenai College is an opportunity for high school students to continue participating in their high school curriculum while also taking some key, entry-level college classes. DE affords participating students a jump start on their college career, potentially shortening the time it takes to complete their degree program and reducing the cost of their education.

Melissa is the SKC Dual Enrollment Coordinator. She is available to ensure that your experience as a dual enrollment student is positive and rewarding. As a dual enrollment student you have an enthusiastic team behind you: your dual enrollment instructor, your high school administratorsparents, and Salish Kootenai College. We all want to see you succeed...take advantage of your support group and ask questions!

Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Melissa Tiensvold
Office: JAVC Fitness Center

Why Dual Enrollment?

Save Time with Dual Enrollment
Save Money with Dual Enrollment
Ease into College with Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment(DE) allows high school students to earn college credits that may apply toward graduation at Salish Kootenai College or another college or university. Students enrolled in the DE program can progress toward their next academic goal without having to wait until high school graduation. The DE program can shorten the time required for high school students to complete an undergraduate degree. Completing college courses while still in high school can reduce the cost of post-secondary education. Dual Enrollment courses cost less than regular college tuition.

Dual Enrollment Students at Salish Kootenai College

Steps to Dual Enrollment at SKC

The application and admissions process to get into the Dual Enrollment program is similar to that of applying to college in general. There are specific steps that need to be taken to make sure all of the right ducks are in all of the right rows.


FALL QUARTER 2021-2022
Online New Student Orientation Available
May 3, 2021 - September 13, 2021
Faculty/Staff In-Service
* August 30 - September 10, 2021
September 13, 2021
Last Day to Add Classes
September 20, 2022
October 11-15, 2021
Winter Quarter 2021-2022 Registration Begins
October 18, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes
October 29, 2021
Veterans Day Holiday (No Classes)
November 11, 2021
Last Day of Classes
November 19, 2021
Grade Due to Registrar
December 1, 2021 @ 12:00 Noon
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 25- November 27, 2021
Winter Break (Students)
November 22 - December 31, 2021

* Faculty and Staff Inservice will be delivered over the course of the two weeks before school begins from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 10.


Dual Enrollment Tuition and Fees at SKC

Credit Hours Indian* Indian Descendant* Total Tuition + Reg. Fee* Montana Resident Registration Fee Total Tuition + Reg. Fee
1 0 0 0 $41.50 $70 $111.50
2 0 0 0 $83.00 $70 $153.00
3 0 0 0 $124.50 $70 $194.50
4 0 0 0 $166.00 $70 $236.00
5 0 0 0 $207.50 $70 $277.50
*Must request American Indian Scholarship

Scholarships Available for the Dual Enrollment Program

American Indian students can apply for the Salish Kootenai College American Indian Scholarship.

Students enrolling in the Dental Assisting Dual Enrollment Program are eligible to apply for a Dental Assisting Program Scholarship