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Students in the University of Akron's College Credit Plus program at an orientation meeting

MAKING COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE

COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS

Are you an academic high achiever? College Credit Plus (CCP) is a way for Ohio students in grades 7-12 to enroll at a college or university to earn both college and secondary school credit tuition FREE.

UPDATE: Application extension

All spring/summer/ fall 2021 CCP and 2022 spring applicants will be considered for admission with or without ACT or SAT scores. Applicants without test scores must have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA to be considered.

November 2020

WHAT

The College Credit Plus program was created by the Ohio Legislature to allow students to enroll in a college or university to earn both college credit and credit for classes grades 7-12, tuition free.

WHO

Any Ohio students in grades 7-12 who are enrolled in any public, private, parochial, or home school are eligible for College Credit Plus.

Information for current College Credit Plus students

WHY

The College Credit Plus program will help you get a head start to earning your degree faster and by potentially saving you money!

WHEN

Application deadlines:

  • SUMMER/FALL: All summer / fall 2021 CCP applicants will be considered for admission with or without ACT or SAT scores. Applicants without test scores must have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA to be considered.
  • SPRING: To begin in the spring semester (January) apply by Oct. 15All CCP applicants will be considered for admission with or without ACT or SAT scores. Applicants without test scores must have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA to be considered.  Applicants will be considered on a case by case basis after the October 15 deadline.

APPLY

Apply to The University of Akron online and be sure to check the box that says you are interested in the College Credit Plus program. See step-by-step instructions.

MORE:

See The University's policies for gender-based misconduct and about campus safety.