Dual Credit Benefits - Southwestern Illinois College

Benefits for Students who take Dual Credit Classes

FREE Tuition*
Take college level classes to earn high school and college credit simultaneously
Take classes in a familiar setting (your high school) with a strong support system
Transition efficiently from high school to college
Start earning credits toward stackable certifications or other pathways toward employment and career
Access resources available to all SWIC students, such as: Advisors, Tutoring (Success Center), Student ID card, Metro/Bus Pass, Access to library resources

*No fees or tuition are charged for traditional dual credit classes.  (See definition in the FAQ section.)