UMass Dartmouth doubles dual enrollment program allowing high school students to take college courses

41 students taking classes this year on UMass Dartmouth campus

UMass Dartmouth's dual enrollment program has increased to 41 students this academic year, allowing high school students to take college level courses on the University's campus. This year's cohort of students is an increase from 20 the previous year with students coming from three SouthCoast high schools and one home school. The majority of this year's students (33) attend New Bedford High School.

Classes taken by students this academic year include:

* Critical Reading and Writing
* Law and Courts in Film
* General Psychology
* Intro to Sociology
* Contemporary Issues in Economics
* History of United States

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. The University serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation on a global, national, and regional scale.