How to Earn College Credit During High School

How to Earn College Credit during High School

 

College Credit Plus
 
If you are interested in finding out more information about taking college courses during high school for FREE, you can find out more information in this guide for students and parents.  Any student intending to take a CCP college course must submit an Intent to Participate Form by April 1 to have the costs covered. 

 
Central Ohio Technical College (COTC)

To qualify for COTC's College Credit Plus program, student must meet the individual course's prerequisites, which will often include college readiness in reading and writing.  Students may take individual courses on a pathway to a degree. Check out these 15 and 30 credit pathway examples. The application can be found here
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The Academy at OSU-Newark


Students may be eligible to take courses offered at OSU-Newark through their College Credit Plus program called The Academy. More information may be found online here.  Basic eligibility requirements include: 
 
 Test Section ACT SAT
 English/Writing 18 480
 Reading/Critical Reading 22 480
 Mathematics 22 530
 
The Licking County Scholars Program at Denison University

Granville students may still be eligible to take classes at Denison University for one-fifth of the regular tuition cost through the Licking County Scholars Program. This does not fall under College Credit Plus. It is primarily for 12th grade students, and they are looking for a minimum GPA of 3.40. You will need to fulfill all parts of the application prior to the semester in which you wish to enroll. 
 
The student must also have a letter of recommendation from your school counselor confirming the student's GPA and permission to leave the high school for the Denison course. For the most up-to-date information, click here for Denison's website detailing the program.
 
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