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High School (Dual Enrollment) Students

You are a High School Student if:

  • You are currently attending high school or a homeschool program.
  • You plan to enroll in college courses at ChattState while still attending your high school / homeschool program.

This isn't the type of student I am. Let me choose again.

For some students, high school is as good a time as any to start earning college credits.


Admissions Checklist for High School / Homeschool Students


Check mark Complete the Online Admissions Application


Check mark If 18 years of age or older on the first day of class, submit Proof of United States Citizenship or lawful presence (This is not required for students under 18 years of age.)

Submit one of the following unexpired documents:

  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for which the student's U.S. Citizenship or eligible non-citizenship status is confirmed.
  • Regular Tennessee Driver License, State ID, or Learner Permit
  • Out of State:
      -  Driver License and State ID, or Learner Permit
      -  Government-issued birth certificate
  • U.S. Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card with picture ID
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560 or N561)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550, N570, or N578)

International applicants should email for more information.


Check mark Submit Official High School Transcript or Home School Transcript

Transcripts: High School Counselors may submit transcripts electronically via one the following methods:

  • Naviance
  • Parchment
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • Credentials Solutions
  • Email as an attachment to


Check mark Official Standardized Test Scores (ACT, SAT, etc.)

Test scores are used to determine placement into college courses and must be less than five years old based on the student's respective start of term date. 

If you do not have ACT or SAT scores you will be given the option to take the college's entrance exam, Accuplacer, at the Chattanooga State Testing Center.

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Check mark Complete the Early College Acknowledgment Form 

Parent must submit an acknowledgment form prior to being admitted to Early College. Choose the appropriate link below and create an account, log in and fill out the form.


Check mark Receive Your Acceptance Email

When all items are accepted and processed you will receive an email saying that you have been admitted to Chattanooga State.

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