Tuition for a college course taken through WKU Dual Credit is $159* ($53 per credit hour). This is a substantial savings, considering that in-state tuition at WKU is typically $1,143 per course.
There is no application fee for dual credit students.
WKU Dual Credit students will receive a tuition invoice in the mail at the address provided on their dual credit application, the envelope and invoice will be addressed to the student. This invoice will include instructions on how to pay or you can see below:
1) TopNet: log into TopNet
2) Visit: wku.afford.com (There is no need to Login to this site)
Note: Paying with debit or credit cards will result in a convenience fee, you can pay with checking/savings account information to not be charged this fee.
The Dual Credit Scholarship provides assistance for Kentucky high school and home school students who are taking dual credit classes at a participating Kentucky college or university. Eligible students may receive scholarships for up to two classes.
The following information will serve to address recent FAQs related to the dual credit scholarship and dual credit courses.
The Dual Credit webpage is located here.
Instructions for all DC set up information and report instructions can be found here.
Instructions for running the report available on the website above are located here.
Email address in KSIS (Infinite Campus) is how students will be contacted to access their www.MyKHEAA.com account. Please ensure that the email address is one the student uses regularly.
Q: How do I make sure students' emails are included in the file I need to upload to
A: Email addresses should be in Census section for students.
If you have Infinite Campus Specific Questions related to setting up courses for dual credit, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
General Process for the Dual Credit Scholarship Program:
The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) will be disbursing Dual Credit Scholarship funds directly to participating post-secondary institutions. Here is an overview of the scholarship process:
High schools submit information to KHEAA that identifies the students scheduled to take dual credit
Students choose the post-secondary institution(s) they prefer for scholarship assistance.
KHEAA awards scholarships and notifies the students and post-secondary institutions.
Institutions verify enrollment, specifying the course for payment, and request funds from KHEAA.
KHEAA disburses funds to the institution; and 6) the institution credits funds to students’ accounts.
KHEAA will send the high schools a report that identifies the students that have been awarded scholarships.
If you have questions related to the dual credit scholarship, DCS eligibility, DCS funds, or other Dual Credit Scholarship related questions, contact Becky Gilpatrick at RGILPATR@kheaa.com
If you have questions related to dual credit course codes for CTE, contact email@example.com
If you have questions related to dual credit course codes for general education courses (i.e. English 101 or College Algebra, etc.) please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
I hope these directions will be helpful in addressing some of the questions related to the dual credit scholarship program and dual credit programming in general.
For more information, visit the KHEAA Dual Credit Scholarship page.