College Credit Plus

Through Ashland University’s College Credit Plus (CCP) program, high school students with strong academic records 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.

If you are a high school teacher or administrator and would like to find out how you can offer courses for undergraduate credit at your high school, please contact Dr. Eugene Linton at 419.289.5921, or


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 units of math (algebra I or higher)
  • Two or more units of science (one must be a laboratory science)
  • Two or more units of social studies
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00/4.00 at the time of application.
  • Composite score of 21 or higher on the ACT or 980 (CR/M) total score 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 July 31 for the fall semester and no later than December 1 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 campus will cost $33 per credit hour to the family.

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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