FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


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What classes are available for concurrent enrollment?

All BYU-Idaho classes are available to concurrent enrollment students as long as the appropriate prerequisite requirements are met. Students are responsible for working with their high school counselor to ensure that the BYU-Idaho courses they select also meet high school credit requirements for graduation.



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How will my BYU-Idaho credits transfer to other schools?

Transfer of credit is determined by the school receiving the credit. We encourage you to contact the registrar’s office of the school(s) you’re interested in attending to find out how they handle transfer work from BYU-Idaho.



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I have concurrent enrollment credit from another school. Will BYU-Idaho accept it?

You can view BYU-Idaho’s transfer credit matrix. You may also want to refer to the course catalog to review BYU-Idaho’s graduation requirements.



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I am a home-schooled student. When can I apply for concurrent enrollment?

Concurrent enrollment applicants need to be in or beyond their junior year of high school and be at least 16 years old.



Q.

Is there a GPA requirement to enroll in concurrent enrollment?

There is no specific GPA requirement, but you should counsel with your parents and your high school counselor to make sure that you are ready to take college-level classes.



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Can I take concurrent enrollment classes during spring semester when my high school is not in session?



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How much do concurrent enrollment classes cost?

If a concurrent enrollment student takes any courses on campus, they are considered a campus student. If a student takes all of their course online, they are considered an online student. On-campus student’s cost per credit hour is $65. Online students cost per credit hour is $30.



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I have already graduated from high school. Can I take concurrent enrollment classes?

High school graduates are encouraged to apply for full-time enrollment. See Admissions for a list of enrollment options.



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Can I take classes on campus at BYU-Idaho through concurrent enrollment?

Yes, classes on campus cost $65 per credit.



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Does taking BYU-Idaho's concurrent enrollment classes guarantee that I will be admitted as a full-time student after I graduate from high school?

No. All full-time admission applicants must meet all regular admission requirements. These requirements are outlined in Admissions.



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Can I take as many classes as I want as a concurrent enrollment student?

Concurrent enrollment allows a student a maximum of six credit hours per semester.



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Do I have to be a member of the LDS Church to take BYU-Idaho's concurrent enrollment classes?



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Are concurrent enrollment classes run on a semester schedule or can I do it at my own pace?

Concurrent enrollment courses run on BYU-Idaho’s semester schedule. Deadlines, participation in scheduled chats, and other time-sensitive requirements are part of all BYU-Idaho courses.