College Credit Plus- CCP

College Credit Plus- CCP


Welcome to College Credit Plus at Cleveland State University!  We are pleased to include you in our diverse cohort of high-achieving students from over 45 high schools across Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, Lake, Summit, Portage, and Geauga Counties.  Choosing a CCP program is both a highly personal and academically strategic decision and we are humbled that you want to share your educational journey with us.  Your gifts and talents will be valued here, and you will have the chance to build powerful relationships with peers, faculty, advisors, and other mentors which can positively influence your long-term academic, personal and professional goals.

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CCP  Updates

CCP Orientation Sign Up:

Please use the link to sign up for orientation HERE 

CCP Continuing Enrollment Form:

Please complete the CCP Continuing Enrollent Form if you are currently a CCP student looking to continue CCP classes next year. CLICK HERE​​​​​​​

Amended Admission Criteria for Summer and Fall 2021:
The CCP admission requirements have been amended for Summer and Fall 2021. The application process will be test optional, meaning the submission of ACT and SAT scores are now optional. In order to be considered CCP eligible, applicants will need to produce a 3.0 GPA on their official high school transcript.

Summer and Fall 2021 Application Deadline:
​​​​​​​April 15, 2021 (Summer) | June 15, 2021 (Fall)
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Non-Amended Admission Criteria for CSU College Credit Plus Program:
Students seeking admission into the CCP program must first demonstrate college readiness by meeting the CCP eligibility standards deemed by the State of Ohio. These standards include:

  • ACT minimum of 18 English OR 22 Math OR 22 Reading
  • SAT 530 Math OR 480 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW)

Once a student is deemed CCP eligible, they must then meet Cleveland State's Admissions requirements:

  • 2.3 Middle School/High School GPA
  • 16 ACT Composite OR
  • SAT total score of 880 or higher (redesigned SAT administered after March 2016) or SAT combined EBRW and Math 770 tests (tests administered prior or March 2016)

Students who do not meet these standards will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis using State of Ohio guidelines for conditional admission.