Ohio’s new College Credit Plus can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students. Taking a college course from a public college or university College Credit Plus is free. That means no cost for tuition, books or fees. If you choose to attend a private college or university, you may have limited costs.
Your high school may have an agreement with a local college for specific courses, however, you can choose to take College Credit Plus courses from any college that offers a course that would benefit your future. This could include online courses.
For more information on College Credit Plus, visit: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp
CCP Letter of Intent Due April 1st: http://www.mcdonald.k12.oh.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/CCP_Intent-to-Participate-Form_Public.pdf
College Credit Plus for Students & Families: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Quality-School-Choice/College-Credit-Plus
The requirements to be accepted into College Credit Plus vary by university. Students must meet the admissions requirements for the university they plan on attending. For example- Youngstown State requires: at least a 2.0 GPA, 17 composite on ACT (English-18, Math-22, Reading-22, students wishing to take math or science classes may need a higher scores). Please check with the university to see what their requirements are.