Earn college credit in high school through Lake Erie College's College Credit Plus Program!

Lake Erie College's CCP program allows eligible students to earn high school and college credit that will appear on both their high school and college transcripts.

College Credit Plus Information Nights

Painesville Harvey High School: January 14, 2020 at 6pm
Mentor High School: January 15, 2020 at 6:30pm 
Euclid High School: January 16, 2020 at 6pm
Perry High School: January 23, 2020 at 6:30pm
Kirtland High School: January 30, 2020 at 6:30pm
Riverside High School: February 6, 2020 at 7pm

Contact Information


Office: 1(855) 467-8676
Email: admission@lec.edu

College Credit Plus (CCP) was enacted into Ohio law in September 2014. Effective with the 2015-2016 school year, CCP replaces the Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program and redefines "alternative dual enrollment programs." Learn more from the Ohio Department of Education.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Lake Erie College offers two options for College Credit Plus:

  • Take college courses on the LEC campus.
  • Take college courses at your high school from accredited teachers through our dual enrollment program. LEC classes are currently taught at Euclid High School - Euclid, Fairport Harding High School - Fairport Harbor, Harvey High School - Painesville. 

CCP for Prospective Education Majors

Download the CCP Flip Book - In English     Download the CCP Flip Book - En Espanol

Why choose College Credit Plus at Lake Erie College?

  • You can learn subjects from professors who are experts in their respective fields.
  • If you're concerned about the cost of a college education, the CCP program can offer considerable savings. By earning college credit in high school, you can reduce your investment in higher education.
  • You can possibly reduce the total number of credits you will need in the future for your baccalaureate degree.
  • The average class size is 15 students.
  • Scholarships are available for LEC CCP students once you enroll full-time after high school graduation.
  • You can participate in campus clubs and organizations and can be involved with our theatre productions.
  • You can enjoy free access to all LEC sporting events with your student ID, including home football and basketball games.
  • A student can take up to 2 classes their first semester at Lake Erie College, and by maintaining a 3.0 GPA, they may take a maximum of 3 courses per semester.

Learning About Business

Learning About Business (LAB) and Lake Erie College have partnered to offer Lake Erie College's Fundamentals of the Enterprise, a three-credit course at LEC, through the state College Credit Plus (CCP) program. All state deadlines and appropriate application procedures must be followed in order to be considered. Students should see their school guidance counselor as soon as possible for more information regarding the application procedure. Questions regarding CCP at Lake Erie College should be directed to David Blatnik at dblatnik@lec.edu. The state has a deadline of April 1 for the students to declare their intent to apply for CCP.  They should then apply to LEC as soon as possible after they declare their intent to the high school.

College Credit Plus Forms

Deadline to apply for classes on the LEC Campus FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR WAS MAY 1, 2020

The following criteria are used as standards for College Credit Plus admission:

  • Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.3 in core high school courses
  • ACT or SAT (for class placement)
  • Online Application for Admission or PDF Application for Admission
  • Guidance Counselor Recommendation Form
  • Release of Educational Records Form
Contact the Office of Admission at 440-375-7000 or at admission@lec.edu to connect with an admission counselor
about CCP classes for the 2020-21 school year.

Are you a school administrator?

Contact the Office of Admission at 440.375.7251 or admission@lec.edu.