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Welcome, High School Students!

Want to learn more about the U of L Teaching and Learning Pathway Program where you can receive both high school and college credit while investigating teaching as a career? You landed in the right place!

This program will allow you to earn up to 3 courses (9 hours credit) toward a college degree in teaching while you complete high school. You will receive meaningful experiences that will develop knowledge, skills and dispositions that are critical to success in the teaching profession. Students in this program receive academic support and supervision from experienced teachers in K-12 schools. For more information, see page 2 of the Student Information Guide | Application Procedure

Eligible students will possess the following:

  • 2.5 or higher GPA
  • 17 or higher ACT Composite score OR 223 or higher MAP Reading score, OR grades of B in English, C in mathematics, and C in social studies.
  • 90% school attendance rate
  • A recommendation from a high school teacher or counselor
  • A signed Student/Parent Financial Agreement Form

See the complete listing of the admission requirements on page 3 of the Student Information Guide | Application Procedure.


Student earning credit through the U of L Teaching and Learning Pathway Program receive a considerable discount. The cost for one dual credit course is one-third (1/3) of Kentucky Community and Technical College in-state tuition. In Fall 2020 the cost per credit hour is $72 for a total of $216 per course.

The 2020-2021 cost for U of L freshmen through seniors is $499 per credit hour for a total of $1,497 per course. This is a savings of $1,281 for each course you complete in the Teaching and Learning Pathway.

11th and 12th graders may apply online for a KHEAA Dual Credit Scholarship. If granted, the scholarship can cover the cost of 2 courses. See

Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program for High School Students

  • A high school student must:
    • Be a Kentucky resident
    • Be enrolled in a Kentucky high school
    • Not be eligible for, or have exhausted eligibility for, the KHEAA Dual CreditScholarship program
  • Application:
    • The student's high school will send information to KHEAA identifying the students who enrolled in Career and Technical Education coursework. KHEAA will, in turn, contact students to have them submit their preferences for college and semester of scholarship use.
    • Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served order based on the date students submit their scholarship preferences.
  • Award:
    • Equal to the dual credit course amount charged by an eligible college or university
    • Limited to two dual credit cours
  • Participating colleges and universities have agreed to:
    • Charge no more than the dual credit ceiling rate with is 1/3 of the KCTCS hourly tuition ($72 per credit hour for the 2020-2021 year) for all dual credit courses taken by Kentucky high school students regardless of scholarship eligibility.
    • Charge no additional fees to dual credit students including, but not limited to, lab fees, special equipment and admission/application fees.
  • Eligibility limit:
    • Expires when the first of the following conditions is met:
      • Receipt of scholarship funding for four academic terms;
      • Receipt of the scholarship for 60 credit hours of enrollment;
      • Receipt of a first associate's degree

See pages 4 and 5 of the Student Information Guide | Application Procedure for additional information about the Cost and Scholarships.

Application Procedures

See page 7 in the Student Information Guide | Application Procedure for information about the application procedures. U of L is here to make the application process easy for you. If you have any questions, you may contact Charles Rains (