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CCP - College Credit Plus Program

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NOTE: The following information for the College Credit Plus Program is NOT official until the Ohio Board of Regents posts the finalized rules. Stay posted for updates and changes as we learn more.

The College Credit Plus Program* (CCP) has been established to enhance students’ college and career readiness and postsecondary success by enabling college-ready, 7-12 grade students, who qualify for college admission to take college level courses for which they earn both high school and transcripted college credit upon successful completion of coursework. The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College (UCBA) is participating in the “Courses Offered on-Campus” CCP option which is very similar to the former PSEOP offered from 1988 to June of 2015.
 *Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3365 College Credit Plus Program starting: 2015-2016 school year


CCP Enrollment Process

The College Credit Plus enrollment process includes taking the Math and English Placement/Qualifying Tests. These tests are given on the UC Blue Ash campus during scheduled, proctored times. Students must test into college level math and English as remedial classes are not allowed. Other components include an online application, official transcript/grades, and printed forms to be completed and returned–Basic Data and Application Signature and Authorization Page.

Overview | New CCP Students | Returning Students


CCP Benefits and Risks

There are many benefits and risks associated with participating in College Credit Plus. Students and parents should read and understand the pros and cons of participating in the CCP program, so an informed decision may be made.

Review Benefits and Risks of CCP


CCP Guidelines & Costs

The Ohio Revised Code/Board of Regents has set the guidelines, process, and costs for College Credit Plus in Ohio. In this section, an overview of those guidelines can be found along with those from the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College and the UCBA CCP Program.

CCP Guidelines


Timeline and Deadlines

Here are the important dates that must be met in order to participate in the program.

  • By April 1:  Notify school‘s principal and counselor of the “intent to participate” and student/parents sign a school form
  • By April 15: FINAL DAY for UC Blue Ash College’s  CCP Application Processing for the both fall and spring semesters    
  • By May 1:  Qualifying and Placement Testing Complete
  • During May:  UCBA Mandatory CCP Orientation

Note to Nonpublic, nonchartered nonpublic, and home schooled students: Check with the Ohio Department of Education for dates and additional rules.


Classes and Sample Model Pathways

Included in this section are examples of classes including math placement test scores with correlating classes and model sample pathways for two of our programs. You will find links to all our UC Blue Ash College’s programs and degrees as well as our complete list of classes in this section as well as below.

Review class requirements and sample pathways
View nearly 50 programs and degrees at UCBA
View list of class offerings


Contact Information

Admission Office - Pamela Bauer
Phone: (513) 936-1697
Email: pamela.bauer@uc.edu