College Credit Plus

True College Experience

The College Credit Plus Program (CCP) at Kent State University is designed to provide qualified 7th- through 12th-grade students the opportunity to enhance their high school education with a true college experience.

Students accepted to the CCP program typically select courses from the Kent State University’s Kent Core Requirements. They may take as few as one course in a semester or a maximum of 30 semester credit hours per academic year.


If you are interested in Kent State Ashtabula’s College Credit Plus program, you should discuss these items with both your school counselor and your parents prior to applying for admission. It is important that you have a good understanding of your school district’s policies, as well as the policies of the college you choose to attend.


College Credit Plus students have the opportunity to study at a world-class university known for its academic excellence and a diverse student body representing all 50 states and more than 100 countries.


The College Credit Plus program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn middle/high school and college credit.


Kent State Ashtabula will partner with area school districts to offer College Credit Plus information sessions throughout the academic year. Students and parents should plan to attend the session established especially for their school district as district personnel will be present. Check the schedule for dates and times, or listen to your school announcements for details. In addition, an open information session will be held at Kent State Ashtabula.  (See listing to the left for dates and times when available)