College Credit Plus

  • Academic Year 2023-2024 Updates to Eligibility

    The state has released the following guidance regarding eligibility for College Credit Plus. Eligibility does not mean a student is able to enroll in any college or CCP course. There are often additional admission requirements for coursework in English, Math, and Science, for example. Should you fit any of the below descriptions - you can consider if College Credit Plus is a good fit to meet your goals:

    • Option 1: Student is in grades 7-12 and has a 3.0 + GPA 
    • Option 2: Student is in grades 7-12 and has a 2.75-2.99 GPA & a "B" or better in relevant coursework (i.e. "B" In 2 years of High School English to take English at the college level) 
    • Option 3: Student is in grades 7-12 and has a college-ready test score, which could include one of the following:
        • ACT: English Score of 18, Reading Score of 22, or Math Score of 22 
        • Additional test options: SAT and Accuplacer



    • October-February — Attend information session and meet with your school counselor
    • April 1 deadline — Turn in your Intent to Participate Form to your school counselor
    • January-May 1 — Take test, if needed, to determine eligibility and apply to intended college
    • Varies based on college — Enroll in your CCP classes and attend college orientation


    Letter of Intent

    A letter of intent must be turned in to your school counselor by April 1 of the school year prior to your fall participation. If you did not turn in your form by the April 1 deadline, but still wish to participate, you must receive the signature of your school principal before turning the form into your school counselor. 


    Application Process

    CPS students can apply for College Credit Plus admission at any public institution in the state of Ohio. Below are the CCP admission pages for our leading college partners. 


    Frequently Asked Questions 

    Visit the Ohio Department of Education for more information: FAQs

    Or, contact the College Credit Plus Team via Email



  • College Credit Plus Information 2022

  • Definition and Cost

  • Checklist

  • Options

  • Student Tools and Support

  • Textbook Rules/Process

  • Limitations

  • Benefits/Drawbacks

  • Probation and Dismissal