Students are responsible for paying tuition and purchasing textbooks for Dual Enrollment courses.


Tuition information for each Dual Enrollment College is located below.

All financial arrangements are strictly between the family and the colleges not the Lauderdale County Department of Education. 

If the cost will prohibit your student from taking dual enrollment classes, please contact your guidance counselor via email to change your course requests as soon as possible. 

Apply for Financial Aid

1. Apply for the Tennessee Lottery Dual Enrollment Grant at the TSAC College Pays websiteAt the site click online application.

2. A 25% fee discount is available for children of Tennessee State Employees and Tennessee Teachers upon completion of the proper form. These students should complete a fee discount application and turn it in to Donna Smith or the DL Lab.

3. For Seniors with severe financial need, complete the Workforce Initiative Grant Application (paper) available in the Distance Learing labs or from Mrs. Donna Smith.

Payment Plans

DSCC Deferred Payment:

Half down plus $10 deferred payment fee before classes start. 2 billings payment of ¼ and ¼. To participate in the deferred payment plan call the business office 731 286-3310 or go to your MY DSCC - Banner - Self Service -Student account online.

UTM Tuition Deferment:

Students may defer half of their tuition. Students pay half of tuition and a $30 deferment charge at the beginning of the semester, and the other half of the tuition is due by a later-specified date in the semester. It is the students' responsibility to pay the remainder of their tuition by the deadline.

 If you desire to apply for any of the following grants and scholarships, please print and return the completed the forms to Mrs. Donna Smith or the distance learning labs as soon as possible.

Workforce Initiative Act (WIA) Youth Scholarship Application (seniors only) - see Financial Aid Forms folder below 

Children of State Employees/Teachers - see Financial Aid Forms folder below

Additional Course Dual Enrollment Grant - see Financial Aid Forms folder below



Apply online for the TN Dual Enrollment Grant at TSAC College Pays TN