College Credit Plus Admission Standards | Kent State University

College Credit Plus Admission Standards


  • Students seeking admission into the College Credit Plus program must demonstrate college readiness by meeting Kent State’s remediation-free standards. Kent State University at Stark determines college readiness by using ACT or SAT scores.
  • When to take the ACT test:
    - February for summer or fall admission
    - October for spring admission
  • To be accepted into the program, students should meet one of the following ACT remediation free standards:
    - ACT English 18
    - ACT Reading 20
    - ACT Mathematics 22
  • If a student doesn't have one of the above ACT scores, they must take the Accuplacer test in reading and/or writing to be considered for admission into the program.
  • Students who wish to take courses in mathematics or take courses that have a mathematics prerequisite will also be required to complete the university’s ALEKS math placement assessment to determine college readiness in mathematics.
  • Foreign language placement assessments may be required for students wishing to take foreign language classes beyond Elementary I.