Loyola University Chicago

Dual Credit Program

Benefits of the Program

Loyola's Dual Credit program offers the following to participating schools:

  • Eases students’ transitions to college by preparing them for the demands of college-level coursework 
  • Exposes students to academically challenging material while in the familiar surroundings of their high school
  • Allows students to begin their freshman year of college with college credits while they also earn credits toward high school graduation
  • Empowers students to earn college credit at a significantly reduced cost
  • Gives high school teachers an opportunity to collaborate with their university counterparts, sharing the resources and expertise of their discipline
  • Provides qualified high school teachers with Loyola affiliate lecturer status