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COVID Update:

Effective May 16, 2022, EFSC has returned to normal pre-COVID operations, with full capacity on-campus classes and events. Click for the COVID Reporting Requirements and the Return to Campus Approval Process which remain in place. See the Student Services Guide for on-campus services available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, plus virtual options. Read the latest updates .

Pathways to Earn College Credit in High School
Explore how your student can take college classes and/or earn college credit for free, including Dual Enrollment!

There are several ways your student can earn free college credit at Eastern Florida State College while in high school. The options include:

  • Dual Enrollment
  • Early Admission
  • Advanced Standing Credit
  • And More

We shared lots of information about these options in our Virtual Parent Preview on April 26th. Watch the replay to learn how our options for high school students can reduce time and money spent on college, get students ready for the rigors of college coursework and strengthen university applications.


Dual Enrollment by the Numbers

  • Brevard families saved $6.2 million dollars in tuition last school year thanks to dual enrollment
  • 431 high school seniors graduated with both their high school diploma and A.A. degree from EFSC in Spring 2021, preparing them to transfer right to a University
  • 3,610 Brevard students took dual enrollment classes at EFSC during the 2020-21 school year
  • 572 high school seniors attended EFSC as full-time college students in the 2021-22 academic year through our Early Admission program.

Advanced Standing Credit

Advanced Standing Credit is a pathway toward earning college credit while still in high school through career and technical education. Students can earn FREE college credit after high school for taking certain combinations of qualified courses in high school and college.  

View all high school to college credit options. Explore the process for Dual Enrollment, Early Admission and Advanced Standing Credit and reach out to our Accelerated Programs Office if you have questions.