Dual Enrollment for High School Students

Gain a head start on your education.

Your college experience doesn’t have to be waiting around the corner–it can be right at your front door. Community Colleges of Los Angeles open their doors early for high school students ready to enroll in college courses and earn college credit for free.

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Early Access to Various Fields of Study

Dual Enrollment allows you to explore industry-specific college courses while finishing high school. Our tuition-free classes give you the advantage of earning transferable credits at the college level and help you finish your degree in less time. Immerse yourself in exciting new areas of study at no cost before committing to a full degree program.

Strengthen Your College Application by Enrolling in Dual Courses

Dual enrollment has a proven history of positively impacting a student’s college access, degree completion, and general academic achievement.1
Special Admit Students
Students younger than 9th grade will be admitted if they are exceptional students and can benefit from advanced scholastic coursework.
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By the Numbers

High school students who take courses for postsecondary credit in high school*

1 IN 3

Students with dual credit that have accumulated 24+ credits after just one year of college**


*National Center for Educational Statistics


Dual Enrollment for High School Students

Contact us today to learn more about earning dual credit at one of the below colleges and campuses

Available Campuses

Cerritos College

Citrus College

Compton College

El Camino College

East Los Angeles College

Glendale Community College

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles Harbor College

Los Angeles Mission

Los Angeles Pierce College

Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles Trade Tech

Los Angeles Valley College

Long Beach City College

Mt. San Antonio College

Pasadena City College

Rio Hondo College

Santa Monica College

West Los Angeles College

A Smarter Path to Success


Save 50% or more on average compared to other universities and vocational schools. California community colleges are among the most affordable in the country.

Fast Track to a Great Job

Put your new skills to work faster with programs designed to prepare you for the workforce in as few as several months.


Seamless Transferability

Save money on a bachelor’s by transferring to a four-year institution after completing your associate degree at CCLA.

Earn More

Finish your associate degree to earn on average 46% more per year than those without any degree.**

In-Demand Programs

Gain the skills to get the jobs you want in the modern workforce and in emerging industries.


Flexible Options

Choose courses offered in convenient formats and schedules—including online, nights, and weekends—to fit your busy life.

Supportive Environment

Get personalized, one-on-one attention from professors who truly care about your success.

Real Campus Experience

Enjoy all the benefits of a true campus experience, close to home and for a fraction of the price of a four-year school.

**National Center for Education Statistics data, ***California Community Colleges data

Start Your Journey Today

Call now to speak with an enrollment coach or fill out the form on this page to get more information about CCLA campuses and programs.

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