Admissions Process

Before you begin registration, make sure you fit the following criteria:

  • Good standing as a junior or senior in high school
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale
  • ACT composite score of a 21 or higher
  • Approved dual enrollment application
  • Approval from parent or guardian
  • High school principal or counselor approval


How to Register for Dual Enrollment:

  1. Apply for Tennessee HOPE Dual Enrollment Grant
    If you have already applied for the upcoming semester, you may go to step 2.  *You may only apply for the grant for one institution.
  2. Apply for Dual Enrollment with our free, online application.
  3. After applying, students must send their high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores to the Dual Enrollment Coordinator, Hannah Painter. These can be sent via mail or email. (FHU, Attn: Hannah Painter, 158 E Main Street, Henderson, TN 38340 OR
  4. Returning dual enrollment students only need to contact the Dual Enrollment Coordinator to be cleared for enrollment and registered for classes. (731-989-6225 or
  5. Students may enroll in a class through the fifth day that the class meets.
  6. Pay balance of tuition and fees through portal or by contacting FHU's student account office at 731-989-6363. Tuition is due by the fifth day of classes.  (more information on tuition and payment)