Early College for High School Students

Students have two options for taking college courses at FCC while you are still in high school: high school enrichment or dual enrollment pathways. View the concurrent enrollment options below and click on the corresponding group you belong to. If you plan to take classes through FCC both while in high school and after high school, make sure to review the steps for all applicable groups, including the Graduating Seniors steps.

Differences Between High School Enrichment and Dual Enrollment

Question Dual Enrollment High School Enrichment or “Concurrent Enrollment” 
Who initiates?  High School identifies cohort of students and the courses  Students choose to initiate application 
Where are classes offered? At the participating high school campus Taken on the Fresno City College campus
When are classes offered? During the regular high school day During the regular high school day or after
What are the requirements to participate? High School determines eligibility Juniors and seniors with a 2.5 or higher grade point average
Who are the students' classmates? Typically, only other high school students Regularly admitted college students
When can students register? Before the class begins During the semester’s “Open Registration”

Dual Enrollment Pathways

high school student studying

For high school students who will be taking a college course at your high school for high school and college credit.

Step 1:  Apply to FCC for DUAL Enrollment

Step-by-Step Guide to Applying

Step 2: Go to the link below for next steps.

Go to the DE webpage

High School Enrichment

high school student studying in college library

For high school students who want to take a college course(s) at Fresno City College for college credit while still in high school.

Step 1:  Apply to FCC for High School Enrichment

Step-by-Step Guide to Applying

Step 2: Go to the link below for next steps.

Go to the HSE webpage