Jefferson College & Webster University Dual Admission Program | Webster University

Jefferson College & Webster University Dual Admission Program

The Dual Admission program (DAP) between Jefferson College College and Webster University makes it possible for students to be jointly admitted to both institutions.  It provides students at JeffCo who are pursuing an Associate of Arts with emphasis in Communications degree with the opportunity to seamlessly complete a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies at Webster University and provides students with access to resources at both institutions. 

Benefits of the Dual Admission Program

  • You can work with a department advisor and transfer admissions counselor to maximize transfer credit and complete your degree more efficiently. 
  • You can take classes at Webster while completing your associate degree program.*  See section below for more information regarding possible dual enrollment.
  • You can participate in all student activities at JeffCo and open attendance student activities at Webster.
  • You can access student services--including computer labs, library, and on-campus speakers and events-- at both institutions.

Eligibility & Admission Requirements

A student must meet the following requirements to be eligible to participate in the dual admission program:

  • Apply for dual admission program during the first thirty (30) college-level credit hours at Jefferson College or first two semesters as a JeffCo student.
  • Intend to pursue both an associate and baccalaureate degree. Eligible students should be pursuing the AA with an emphasis in Communications at Jefferson College and plan to pursue the BA in Media Studies at Webster University.
  • Meet Webster University and departmental minimum GPA and admission requirements.

Students who have previously matriculated at Webster are not eligible to participate in the dual admission program, but  should follow the procedures for readmission.

Students shall complete their associate degree at Jefferson College within three years of acceptance into the Dual Admission Program and enroll at Webster within one academic semester following JeffCo graduation.  Students must maintain good standing as defined by each institution to continue participation in the Dual Admission program.

Students are responsible for meeting graduation and degree requirements as put forth by each institution. Participation in the dual admission program does not guarantee graduation from the community college or Webster University within a specified time frame.

Following are the admission requirements for the dual admission program at Webster:

  • Submit an online undergraduate application for admission to Webster. Select Transfer under Admit Type, yes for Dual Admission and Jefferson College as partner school. 
  • Submit a Dual Admission Intent to Participate form to dualadmission@webster.edu or upload this into your application.  This form authorizes the institutions to share appropriate admissions, financial, and academic information concerning your enrollment and performance. It also allows Webster to request your JeffCo transcript on your behalf.
  • Submit official transcripts from all other post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Submit an official high school transcript if you have completed less than 30 college-level credit hours at the time of application to the dual admission program.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required for acceptance into the dual admission program, and a 2.5 cumulative GPA shall be maintained at JeffCo to remain in the dual admission program.

*Students interested in dual enrollment under this agreement should discuss with their admissions counselor; students will work closely with both a Jefferson College and Webster University advisor. Students who choose to dual enroll will pay tuition directly to the institution providing the course to the student. For financial aid purposes, students can only be declared as degree-seeking at and receive financial aid from one institution at a time. 

News & Helpful Information

Transfer Guide for AA with emphasis in Communications @ JeffCo & BA Media Studies @ Webster

Webster- JeffCo Dual Admission Intent to Participate Form