Student Counts

MUS Dual Enrollment Student Counts

More Students in Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment in the MUS grew by 25% from 2017-18 to 2018-19, the first year of One-Two-Free, and another 7% from 2018-19 to 2019-20.


MUS Class B & C Dual Enrollment Access

More Access for Rural Students

Montana's smaller high schools continue to take advantage of dual enrollment opportunities. In 2019-20, 105 Class B & C high schools (79%) had at least one student in dual enrollment and 62 Class B & C schools (47%) offered Concurrent Enrollment in high school classrooms.


Dual Enrollment Participation

More Students Participating in Dual Enrollment

The percentage of eligible students that participate in Dual Enrollment continues to increase. Over the last four years, participation at public high schools increased from 17% to 27% of eligible students.



Dual Enrollment Courses

Students Take a Range of Dual Enrollment Courses

The MUS offers a variety of different types of courses for dual enrollment students. About 38% of students enroll in English or Math, 32% in other General Education, and 30% in Career & Technical Education.


Dual Enrollment Matriculation

Dual Enrollment Students go to Montana Colleges

The number of students that take dual enrollment courses in the MUS and go onto a MUS college increases each year. On average, about 60% of dual enrollment students attend a college in the MUS within two years of taking a dual enrollment course.

Retention Rates

Dual Enrollment Student Success Metrics

Dual Enrollment Students Have Higher Success Indicators

Students in the MUS that took dual enrollment have about 6 tenths higher GPAs, continue in college the next year at about a 15% higher rate, and graduate from MUS colleges at about an 8.5% higher rate compared to all MUS students.


Dual Enrollment Cost

Median: $0/credit

Average: $16/credit  

Dual Enrollment Savings

93% Savings

Compared to the average four-year resident tuition rate


One-Two-Free logoMedian and average cost data for dual enrollment students includes One-Two-Free, the dual enrollment tuition rate of 50% two-year resident tuition, and campus free and reduced tuition dual enrollment programs for the 2019-20 academic year.