The Thiel Scholars and Dual Enrollment programs are designed to provide college credit opportunities to junior and senior high school students in Mercer County and surrounding areas (students in grades lower than junior status will be considered on an individual basis). Dual Enrollment offers the credits specifically in the core academic areas of English, Mathematics, History, Art, Foreign Language, Science, Psychology and Sociology.
Students have the option of enrolling in college courses on Thiel’s campus upon meeting the following criteria:
Thiel Scholars and Dual Enrollment students are part-time students and receive most of the benefits of part-time enrollment, including full privileges at the Thiel Library, use of campus computer labs, and student admission to various events. Thiel Scholars and Dual Enrollment students may participate in all on campus college events except varsity sports and Greek life. An on-campus orientation is provided before courses begin.
Students who wish to matriculate full time at Thiel College following high school graduation must complete an application for traditional full-time admission and submit all required supporting documents such as an essay, recommendation letter, official ACT/SAT scores, official high school and/or college transcripts.
What is the difference between Dual Enrollment and Thiel Scholars?
Students in both programs benefit from a high academic college level course offered at a significantly reduced tuition rate. For the 2013-2014 academic year, students pay:
Financial assistance may be available for Dual Enrollment students and Thiel Scholars through the Dallas Hartman Dual Enrollment Scholarship fund. Financial assistance is available for fall/spring semesters only.