Chipola To Host New Dual Enrollment Summer Academy


Chipola College will host the first Dual Enrollment Summer Academy beginning June 6.

The academy runs for a total of six weeks, Monday through Thursday. Students can enroll in up to three courses.

Chipola’s Dual Enrollment Summer Academy will give high school students the opportunity to get a head start on their college education at zero cost. Students who complete two summer academies can save  ore than $2,000 in tuition and are better prepared for college courses.

Students can choose from several general education courses in addition to the SLS 1101 Orientation class, which is required for first-time college students.

To be eligible to register, students must be officially enrolled a public high school, private school, virtual high school, or home-education program within Chipola’s five-county district. 

New dual enrollment students must apply for admission to the college before they can register.

There are several steps in the application process: 1) complete the college application online at; 2) request a high school or college transcript be sent to Admission and Records; and 3) take a College Placement Test – such as ACT, SAT, or PERT.

The Testing Center offers the PERT (Postsecondary Education Readiness Test) in person or online. High school students interested in Dual Enrollment should contact their high school guidance counselor to start the PERT process.

Chipola offers Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate in Arts Degrees, Associate in Science Degrees, Workforce Development programs and certifications. For more information, contact Karen Hall at 850-718-2424 or