Dual Enrollment

Eligible high school students who reside in Livingston County and/or who attend a Livingston County high school may enroll in designated Cleary University courses at no charge to the school district or student.


  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized instruction from business faculty
  • Tuition-free
  • Credits transfer to a Cleary University degree program

Admissions Criteria

  • High school junior or senior
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Composite ACT score of at least 19 (students who have not yet taken the ACT must submit PLAN scores for individual consideration)
  • High school counselor/school administration recommendation and approval (documented on a Cleary University Dual Enrollment Approval Form) 

Program Overview

  • Dual-enrolled students are required to meet with a Cleary University academic advisor prior to registration.
  • Students are responsible for cost of textbooks and any other required course materials.
  • This program applies only to Cleary University day classes (100- and 200-level courses held on-campus during the hours of 9am to 5pm). Unless otherwise authorized, high school students are not permitted  to enroll in the university’s evening or fully online courses.
  • Only one Cleary University course may be taken at a time. Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Course grades will be calculated in accordance with Cleary University’s grading system. All Cleary University academic policies apply.
  • A student must earn at least a 2.0 in each Cleary University course to remain eligible for dual enrollment and the tuition waiver program. 

Current Participating Schools*

Brighton High School
Hartland High School
Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy
Howell High School
FlexTech High School Kensington Woods   
Fowlerville High School
Pinckney High School 

*If you do not see your school listed here, please contact Dean Dawn Markell at 517.338.3048 or via email at dmarkell@cleary.edu for more information on participation requirements.

Dual Enrollment Course Schedule

Fall 2013

Monday and Wednesday

9 – 11 a.m.
ACC 245: Principles of Accounting I

noon – 2 p.m.
PLS 110: Geopolitical Foundations

2:15 – 4:15 p.m. 
CAS 135: Microsoft Excel Applications
CAS 140: Presentation Techniques
HLW 100: Personal Health and Wellness

Tuesday and Thursday

9 – 11 a.m.
CAS 135: Microsoft Excel Applications
CAS 140: Presentation Techniques
ENG 160: Business Composition

noon – 2 p.m.
FIN 175: Personal Finance
MGT 150: Introduction to Business

2:15 – 4:15 p.m.
MGT 150: Introduction to Business
PSY 110: Fundamentals of Psychology


For more information about Cleary University's High School Dual Enrollment Program, please contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@cleary.edu or 800.686.1883.