Dual Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions
- Flexibility – With Accel, students have the choice to enroll either part-time or full-time. With MOWR, students must be enrolled full-time only. Georgia State caps the MOWR program to 10 students per year; there is no limit to the acceptance of Accel applicants.
- Funding – Accel is funded through the Georgia Student Finance Commission. MOWR is funded through the high school’s Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) funding.
- Eligibility – With Accel, students can be entering 9th-12th grades, including home schooled students. With MOWR, the student must be entering their 11th or 12th grade year and they must have spent the prior year at a public high school in Georgia. If the student attends a private school or is home-schooled, he/she can only consider Accel.
- GPA Requirement –At Georgia State, Accel requires a 3.0 GPA. MOWR requires a 3.5 GPA for junior applicants and 3.3 GPA for senior applicants. MOWR students must additionally maintain a C- average in college classes to remain eligible for the program.
Still have questions? Review the Department of Education’s Dual Enrollment FAQ.