Advantage Academy

DeVry University Advantage Academy

College Courses for High School Students

Get an Advantage in Network System Administration

Build Your Portfolio in Web Graphic Design

Program Benefits

Dual Enrollment

Accelerated Education

No tuition

Professional Educators

Personalized Support

Experiential Learning

Continuous Learning

Dual Enrollment

Take both college and high school courses throughout your junior and/or senior year of high school. In addition to your regular school day, you'll attend DeVry University classes at the Chicago Campus, the Columbus Campus, or the Decatur Campus.

Accelerated Education

Get a head start on your college education and your career. You can graduate high school with a diploma and an associate degree in Network Systems Administration or Web Graphic Design.

No tuition

Experience eligible college-level courses at no tuition cost. Tuition, books and technology charges for all eligible courses are paid for by the Chicago Board of Education, Columbus City Schools, City Schools of Decatur and DeVry University.

Professional Educators

Board-certified public school teachers and DeVry University professors ensure a quality education.

Personalized Support

From university services, library and lab access, tutoring, and mentoring, you can get the individualized support you need.

Experiential Learning

Our solid curriculum has been developed with industry input so you'll learn the skills needed to bridge the gap between high school and college and the working world.

Continuous Learning

Once you earn an associate degree through the DeVry University Advantage Academy, you can continue your university education. Then apply qualifying transfer credits toward a bachelor’s degree program, or contact another college or university to inquire about transfer credit* options.

*Transfer credit acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Applying for Advantage Academy

Eligibility Requirements

How to Apply

Who to Contact

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to apply for the DeVry University Advantage Academy, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a Chicago Public School, Columbus City School or Decatur High School student who has successfully completed required 9th and 10th grade courses by June 2010. (Columbus City School students also must have passed the Ohio Graduation Test.)
  • Have a minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher and a 90% attendance rate.
How to Apply

If you meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in applying, you'll need to complete the following steps:

  • Attend an information session with a parent or guardian
  • Complete the Advantage Academy application
  • Meet enrollment standards of DeVry University’s admissions test
  • Submit completed recommendation form
Who to Contact

To learn more about DeVry University Advantage Academy, including information session dates, please contact the DeVry University campus below to speak to a representative.

DeVry University Chicago Campus
3300 N. Campbell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
773-929-8500

DeVry University Columbus Campus
1350 Alum Creek Dr.
Columbus, OH 43209
614-253-7291

DeVry University Decatur Campus
One West Court Square, Ste. 100
Decatur, GA 30030
404-270-2706