CCP Placement Testing

College Admissions Eligibility 

Per House Bill 404, the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, in consultation with the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Ohio Department of Education, has issued the following flexibility and guidance for College Credit Plus. Requirements listed below are the legal requirements/standard practices for the College Credit Plus program, while the flexibility/guidance refers to temporary changes to the corresponding requirements. This flexibility/guidance is immediately effective for the 2020-2021 academic year and the 2021-2022 academic year unless additional guidance or statutory requirements are issued. Read more here: CCP FLEXIBILITY GUIDANCE 

Due to the changes in ACT, SAT, and Accuplacer offerings, students can now qualify for CCP based upon their high school GPA as indicated in their transcripts:

  • High school students must have a 3.0 or higher unweighted cumulative GPA their course record may be evaluated in core subject areas
  • Middle School students must have a 3.0 or higher unweighted, cumulative GPA and their course record will be evaluated in core subject areas
  • If a student does not meet the 3.0 GPA requirement but has ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer scores that meet the Ohio Department of Education remediation free standards, the student will be considered for admission
  • This is valid for eligibility for the following terms: Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

For any questions, please contact our CCP admissions counselor Valerie Gonzalez at or 440-964-4209.


Placement Testing FAQ's

What is Placement Testing?

  • ACCUPLACER Reading and Writing is a comprehensive, self-paced computer testing program that help place students into appropriate courses and maximizes the information colleges need to insure student success. 
  • Your test results are used by the Admissions Counselor to determine eligibility into the College Credit Plus Program, Academic Advisors to use placement exam scores to determine proper course placement.

Do I need to take Placement Testing?

  • If you have not completed an ACT or SAT and would like to take College Credit Plus courses, you will need to take an Accuplacer placement exam.

How long will Placement Testing take?

  • ACCUPLACER Reading and Writing may take up to 60 minutes to complete. Allow yourself 2-3 hours total to complete your exam.

Does Placement Testing cost anything?

  • ACCUPLACER is administered at no charge.

How can I prepare?