College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus (or CCP) is Ohio’s dual enrollment program.

Students in grades 7-12 can earn college and high school credit at the same time. The college credits you earn now can be used to complete a college degree in the future. Students must demonstrate college readiness based on the requirements set by the State of Ohio. Currently, a student must have at least a 3.0 GPA (unweighted)* or college-ready scores on the Accuplacer or ACT/SAT.


 Public SchoolPrivate / Homeschool
Step 1Notify your school counselor of your intent to participateApply for funding through the State of Ohio before the deadline, usually April 1.
Step 2Apply for admissionApply for admission
Step 3School counselor to submit an online authorization form 
Step 4Submit required forms: 
  1. Student Questionnaire
  2. Permission Form
Submit required forms: 
  1. Student Questionnaire
  2. Permission Form
Step 5Complete Accuplacer Test*Complete Accuplacer Test and submit a funding letter from the State of Ohio.

If you did not apply for funding, you can still enroll in classes. Discounted tuition is available for homeschool and private school students, making private college education one of the most affordable in the region.

Step 6Meet with an academic advisor to discuss course selectionsMeet with an academic advisor to discuss course selections
Step 7Attend new student orientationAttend new student orientation


First 15 Courses

*Flexibility of requirements due to COVID-19


Director of Admissions and Enrollment: Christina Mullis, 513-921-9856, ext. 140;

CCP Academic Advisor: David Hesson, 513-875-3344, ext. 112;


The flexibility of online classes was perfect for my busy senior year of high school. I was able to earn 9 credit hours from Chatfield. My experience at Chatfield was the best! I was set to go to a four-year university after high school but decided to continue my college experience with Chatfield for my first year of college. I highly recommend any high school student looking to earn college credit to check out Chatfield!

– Christian M., Cincinnati, Ohio