College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus at Kent State Stark

The College Credit Plus program was recently established by the State of Ohio to replace PSEO and Dual Enrollment Options. The program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. College Credit Plus can include courses offered on a college campus, online or at the high school for which credit is awarded from the college. Knowing that college readiness is a requirement, Kent State Stark requires all students interested in College Credit Plus to submit ACT or SAT scores. These scores are used to determine college readiness for our new students.

College Credit Plus Options

OPTION B
Under Option B, high school students may earn both high school and college credit without paying for tuition, fees or textbooks. Option B can be used only for coursework taken in fall and spring semesters. Summer courses are not funded under Option B.

OPTION A
Under Option A, the student is responsible for paying the entire cost of the program directly to Kent State University. The student chooses to receive both high school and college credit, or only college credit. If the student chooses college credit only, the grade for the course is not factored into the high school grade point average. Students can attend fall, spring or summer semesters under Option A.

College Credit Plus Information Sessions

Kent State Stark will partner with area school districts to offer College Credit Plus Information Sessions in February and March 2015. Students and parents should plan to attend the session established specifically for their school district as district personnel will be present. Check back for additions.

  • Hoover High School
    Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m.
  • Jackson High School
    Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m.
  • Sandy Valley High School
    Thursday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.
  • Kent State University at Stark - open information session
    Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.
    Main Hall Auditorium
  • GlenOak High School
    Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.
  • Louisville High School
    Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.
  • Timken High School
    Tuesday, March 3 at 6 p.m.
  • Green High School
    Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m.
  • Kent State University at Stark - open information session
    Tuesday, March 10 at 6:45 p.m.
    Stark County Spring College Fair
    Conference Center
  • Alliance High School
    Wednesday, March 11 at 6 p.m.
  • Northwest High School
    Wednesday, March 11 at 6 p.m.
  • Fairless High School
    Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m.
  • North High School - Akron Public Schools
    Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m.

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Contact:

Students & Parents
with questions about Kent State Stark's program

Counselors
with questions about Kent State Stark's pathways

Deborah Phillipp
Director of Admissions
330-244-3259
dphill33@kent.edu

Contact:

Superintendents & Principals
with questions on new initiatives

Teachers
with questions about certification

Dr. A. Bathi Kasturiarachi
Assistant Dean
330-244-3221
akasturi@kent.edu

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