Deer Lake’s juniors and seniors may be eligible to take classes at CCAC, Grove City College, IUP Northpointe, LaRoche Univ., Penn State New Kensington or Point Park Univ. After high school graduation, students can continue their education at those schools or transfer the credits earned to another college or university. Outstanding performance at CCAC, Grove City College, IUP Northpointe, LaRoche Univ., Penn State New Kensington or Point Park Univ. may improve a student's odds of acceptance at selective institutions. Many students take advantage of introductory courses to various majors.
Students must apply and be accepted through their intended college/univ. All schools provide a coordinator to assist students in course selection and provide other supportive services, including monitoring student performance and administering placement tests. Students may take any classes offered at CCAC, Grove City College, IUP Northpointe, LaRoche Univ., Penn State New Kensington or Point Park Univ., provided they meet course prerequisites. Placement testing is required for English and Mathematics courses.
Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC): Students take their required high school courses in the afternoon and attend CCAC at the beginning of the day. Students may be required to provide their own transportation to CCAC North Campus, which is located on Route 19 in the North Hills. If classes are scheduled outside the Deer Lakes bus schedule, the student will be responsible for his or her own transportation.
Other colleges offering dual enrollment: Transportation and tuition costs are the responsibility of the student.
Grove City College
IUP - Online, Indiana, Northpointe, or Punxsutawney Click HERE
for information Click HERE
for enrollment forms
Penn State Univ. New Kensington
Point Park University
To be eligible for the Dual Enrollment program, students must have the recommendation of their School Counselor and have a GPA of at least 3.00. Students must have demonstrated their educational commitment through high school attendance and performance. Students and their families are responsible for the tuition. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA at CCAC or IUP. Students who are attending a Dual Enrollment Program may be required to provide their own transportation.
Interested students should speak to their School Counselor.
Mrs. Pascucci - last names A - L
Mrs. Yuhasz - last names M - Z