College Credit Plus (CCP)

College Credit Plus (CCP) is Ohio’s dual enrollment program that provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn postsecondary and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges/universities. The purpose of this program is to enhance students’ career readiness and postsecondary success, while providing a wide variety of options to college- and career-ready students, at no or limited costs to students and families.  


Enrollment Options

Dublin City Schools (DCS) partners with Columbus State Community College (CSCC) to offer courses at the Emerald Campus to help ease the burden for students who participate.  However, participation is not limited to this option. Students are also able to enroll in:

  • Any public Ohio college/university

  • Participating independent or out-of-state colleges/universities (additional fees often apply)

  • Online courses

  • Any combination of the above


Student Eligibility

 In order to participate, students must:

  • Be in grades 7-12

  • Apply to and be accepted as a CCP student at the applicable college/university

  • Be academically eligible according to the statewide threshold eligibility criteria as well as the college/university requirements

  • Be considered a resident of Ohio, as defined in state law. During the admission process, the college/university will help families verify this information

  • Meet prerequisites and register for courses through the college/university


Course Eligibility

Once students are admitted to a college/university for CCP, students may take courses in the college/university course catalogue that are not remedial or religious, that apply toward a degree or professional certificate, and in a subject area in which students are deemed eligible and college- and career-ready. There are constraints to the types of courses that are available to students as defined by the State of Ohio:

  • Students must start with Level I courses for their first 15 credits

    • Exceptions may be made for students to continue with courses in the same subject, test directly into a Level II course, or have earned the required scores on AP or IB course examinations

  • Once students have completed their first 15 credits, they can move onto Level II courses


Students should review the course catalog of the college/university for a full listing of course offerings eligible for CCP participation.  Parents and students should also speak with their school counselor and their assigned postsecondary counselor for more detailed information.

CCP Meetings

November 21, 2019
College Credit Plus Informational Sessions
6:00 - 6:20pm / 7:30 - 7:50pm
Emerald Campus
EC Hall (room 219) 
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