College Credit Plus

Through Ashland University’s College Credit Plus (CCP) program, high school students can earn college credit and high school graduation credit by taking college courses. It’s a great way to get a head start on your college education.

Students must have participated in a college preparatory curriculum and have completed the following:

  • Two or more years of high school English
  • Two or more years of high school math (algebra I or higher)
  • Two or more years of high school science (one must be a laboratory science)
  • Two or more years of high school social studies
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50/4.00 at the time of application.
  • Composite score of 18 or higher on the ACT (or 860 on the SAT).
  • An English subscore of 21 is required to be placed in ENG*101.

Criteria and Guidelines:

  • Applications must be completed online and submitted no later than June 1st for the fall semester and no later than October 15th for the spring semester.
  • Student must complete and submit all approval forms required from their high school. (The Intent to Participate form is due to the school by April 1 of the year prior to participation.)
  • Students may not register for classes until they are notified.
  • Registration usually occurs at the end of May for fall semester and begins when open enrollment starts in November for spring semester.


  •  Classes taken on the AU main campus cost $33 per credit hour to the family.

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Additional information about the CCP program can be found, HERE, on the Ohio Department of Higher Education's website.

Once students are accepted into the program, re-application is not necessary to participate in subsequent semesters.

Contact Us

Eugene Linton, Ph.D.
800.882.1548 Ext. 5921
Fax: 419.289.5368

Administrative Assistant

Carla Coon
800.882.1548 Ext. 6965
Fax: 419.289.5368