Dual Credit

  • What is Dual Credit?

    • For specific classes students can earn  BOTH Leyden High School Credit as well as credit at Triton College.
    • You take the class AT LEYDEN with your LEYDEN Teacher.
    • Your grades are shared with Triton to ensure successful completion of the course objectives.
    • Credit is awarded on BOTH your Leyden and Triton Transcript.


    Dual Credit is as easy as 1 2 3

    1. Step 1: -Fill out Triton Online application (instructions below).
    2. Step 2: -Take Triton placement test (no cost). We will set up testing dates for you OR you may test at Triton College at your convenience.
    3. Step 3: -Pass the course! Your credit will show up on your Triton College transcript after the semester ends! 


    What are the Benefits?

    • Significantly reduces the cost of higher education.
    • Begins the transition to college early.
    • Expands academic options for college-bound high school students.
    • Minimizes the duplication of courses taken in high school and college.
    • Shortens the time required to complete an undergraduate degree.
    • Provides guaranteed college credit.
    • Begins student's permanent college transcript.


Dual Credit