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High School Applicants

DeVry University Advantage Academy

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Advancing your education is a powerful way to open new career doors. Let us help you get started or continue your journey forward.

Opportunities for High School Students

DeVry University’s Advantage Academy helps qualified Chicago Public School students and Georgia students attending Druid Hills High School or Riverdale High School take college courses—and earn an Associate Degree in Network Systems Administration—while earning a high school diploma at the same time.

Our Associate in Network System Administration will help you learn how to set up and administer networks for virtually any type of company or organization. Explore our Network Systems Administration Degree Program

Advantage Academy Program Benefits

Dual Enrollment

Take both college and high school courses throughout your junior and/or senior year, and you’ll earn an Associate Degree in high school. In addition to your regular school day, you'll attend DeVry classes at your high school or at your local DeVry campus.

Accelerated Education

Get a head start on your college education. You can graduate high school with a diploma and an Associate Degree in Network Systems Administration.

No Tuition

Experience eligible college-level courses at no cost. Tuition, books and technology charges for all eligible courses are paid for by the participating high school district and DeVry.

Professional Educators

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

Personalized Support

From university services to library and lab access to 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 Advantage Academy, you can continue your education by applying qualifying transfer credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree program.1

Eligibility Requirements

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

  • Be a Chicago Public School, Druid Hills High School or Riverdale High School student who has successfully completed required 9th and 10th grade courses

  • Have a minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, have a good attendance rate and meet placement requirements

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’s admissions test

  • Submit completed recommendation form

Who To Contact

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

DeVry University Chicago Campus
1900 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

DeVry University Decatur
1 W Court Sq, Ste 600
Decatur, GA 30030

1Course credits are not guaranteed to transfer to other schools. Acceptance of credits is subject to the receiving institution’s requirements.