Contact Us

Dual Enrollment Coordinator

Carla Coon
419.207.6965
800.882.1548 Ext. 6965
Fax: 419.289.5368
ccoon@ashland.edu

Dean, COAS
Dr. Dean Goon
dgoon@ashland.edu

College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus is Ohio’s dual enrollment program that provides students the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to enhance students’ career readiness and postsecondary success, while providing a wide variety of options to college-ready students. 

Ashland University does not charge tuition for courses that are a part of the CCP program. Accepted students may take courses on the AU main campus, online, or at one of our partnering high schools!

To participate in Ashland University courses, students must:

  1. Submit the Letter of Intent by April 1st
  2. Complete the online application → Apply Now!
  3. Meet AU admission requirements (see below)

Steps to Participation - Main Campus and Online
Steps to Participation at Your High School

When applying--

  • Use your PERSONAL (NOT your high school) email account. Your school may block messages from outside parties; as a result, you may miss important messages regarding admittance and registration.
  • Once you've answered all the questions in the application, be certain you have "signed" the form and have clicked SUBMIT. You should receive a notification when your application is complete.
  • Be certain to ask your guidance counselor to send us copies of your transcript and necessary test scores.
  • If you haven't heard from us in 2-3 weeks, please contact us (ccoon@ashland.edu), as we are likely missing information necessary to make a decision. 

Click here to apply → Apply Now!

For complete program rules, see the Ohio Department of Higher Education website, https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/students-families

Are you a nonpublic or home school student? Check out Ohio Higher Ed's "Steps to Apply" → CLICK HERE

Deadlines

Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

  • Summer Term - March 1st
  • Fall Semester - May 15th
  • Spring Semester - October 15th

Please use your PERSONAL (NOT your high school) email account when applying. Your school may block messages from outside parties; as a result, you may miss important messages regarding admittance and registration.

Click here to apply → Apply Now!

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IMPORTANT - All Nonpublic and Home School Students:

You must complete a funding application, which includes the Intent to Participate form. The State requires that you upload a copy of your acceptance letter in April in order for funding awards to be made in May. TO ALLOW TIME TO MEET STATE DEADLINES, YOU MUST SUBMIT THE AU ONLINE APPLICATION (with transcripts and test scores) BY APRIL 1ST if you wish to participate during fall semester. Please send transcripts and test scores to ccoon@ashland.edu, noting that they are accompanying a nonpublic/home school application). Please see the links below for additional information.

College Credit Plus for Nonpublic School Families

College Credit Plus for Home School Families

Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Qualifying ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer scores:
    • ACT - 18 or higher composite score (21 English ACT/5 WritePlacer needed to take ENG 101), or
    • SAT - 960 or higher, or
    • Next-Generation Accuplacer - 250 Reading, 5 WritePlacer, OR 263 QAS (Quantitative Algebra, Reasoning, & Statistics)
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.00 scale at the time student applies
  • Essentially, either junior or senior status; that is, participation in college preparatory curricula and completion of the following is required:
    • Two or more units of high school English
    • Two or more units of high school math (algebra or higher)
    • Two or more units of high school science (one must be a laboratory science)
    • Two or more units of high school social studies

Please use your PERSONAL (NOT your high school) email account when applying. Your school may block messages from outside parties; as a result, you may miss important messages regarding admittance and registration.

Click here to apply → Apply Now!

The above guidelines, under special circumstances, may be evaluated on an individual basis with additional advisement of the high school guidance counselor and the dean. Registration is limited to a maximum of 16 credit hours per semester and 30 credit hours per year. All criteria are subject to review every year based on student academic success.

Accuplacer

Ashland University now accepts Accuplacer scores for admittance to the CCP program. Testing is held each spring on the AU main campus. Students may take the test one time at no charge if they meet all other admission requirements (GPA and coursework requirements) and have not yet taken the ACT or SAT. Subsequent testings are $25 each. Scores from other institutions can be accepted if they are the Next-Generation (newer) version.

Students will take three portions of the exam (Reading, WritePlacer, and QAS--Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics) but only need ONE of the following scores for admission:

  • Reading - 250
  • WritePlacer - 5 (a score of 5 is needed to take ENG 101)
  • QAS - 263

Go to ashland.edu/accuplacer to reserve a seat on test day. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.

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Click here to sign up for the Accuplacer → ashland.edu/accuplacer

Click here to apply to the CCP program → Apply Now!

When applying to the program, please use your PERSONAL (NOT your high school) email account. Your school may block messages from outside parties; as a result, you may miss important messages regarding admittance and registration.

Level One Courses & Pathways

To view AU Level One Courses, click here: Level One Course List and Glossary

For course descriptions, click here: Level One Course Descriptions

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Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies

Year One: Fall Semester

Cr. Hrs.

Year One: Spring Semester

Cr. Hrs.

Composition Core (ENG 101)

3

Composition Core (ENG 102)

3

Math/Logic Core

3

Social Science Core

3

CCI Core

3

Historical Reasoning Core

3

Aesthetic Core

3

Elective #1

3

Core Elective

3

Elective #2

3

15

15

Year Two: Fall Semester

Cr. Hrs.

Year Two: Spring Semester

Cr. Hrs.

Natural Science Core

3

COM 101

3

Humanities Core

3

Religion Core

3

Elective #3

3

Elective #6

3

Elective #4

3

Elective #7

3

Elective #5

3

Elective #8

3

15

15

Total Credit Hours

60

For a printable copy with graduation information, click here: 

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15- and 30-Hour Pathways: CLICK HERE

The pathways in the link above represent potential ways CCP students may earn college credit. It is important to remember these are only examples. Each student’s educational journey is unique to them and may be customized within the parameters of their daily schedule and the requirements of each program. The courses listed there each meet a core requirement needed by undergraduate students at Ashland University.

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Please use your PERSONAL (NOT your high school) email account when applying. Your school may block messages from outside parties; as a result, you may miss important messages regarding admittance and registration.

Click here to apply → Apply Now!

Searching for Courses


Identifying allowable CCP sections in WebAdvisor

Only students who have applied and have been accepted to the CCP program may register in courses.

  1. Go to WebAdvisor
  2. Enter seach criteria desired, selecting the correct term.
  • Students must complete their first 15 credit hours in Level One Courses.
  • The sections you are looking for are typically one letter or have CCP in the name, such as A, B, C, RCCPA, RCCPB, etc. (see picture above)
  • If you are interested in Composition I (ENG 101), you must have scored either: 21 ACT English or 5 WritePlacer.
  • Placement in math for students taking courses on main campus/online is determined by the Math Department.

Links and Resources

CCP Info Hub

New! Handouts from info and advising sessions for current CCP students are now located all in one place...just click the purple button!

Link to the CCP Info Hub

Additional Links and Resources

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Center for Academic Support (Tutoring)
Eagle Card Office
Emergency Notification System
Faculty & Staff Directory
Final Exam Schedule
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Tech Support (419.289.5405)
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Dual Enrollment Coordinator