UC Blue Ash College

CCP Requirements for Public School Students

These steps and instructions are for students at Public Schools interested in the UC Blue Ash College CCP Program

Before applying to the CCP program, please read and familiarize yourself with the following information provided on this page.

We recommend you work with your high school counselor to complete and submit your CCP application and materials. Please note that application and all materials, including test scores, must be received by the deadline! Familiarize yourself with the dates and deadlines.

College Readiness Testing

The State of Ohio requires students demonstrate college-readiness as a requirement for CCP participation. There are various indicators that are used, so be sure to make sure you have the appropriate scores and have taken any needed tests before the CCP deadlines.

If you are a student intending to take a course UC Blue Ash College, you are required to take the ACT or SAT.

  • All official scores must be sent directly from the testing agency to the University of Cincinnati and received by the application deadline. For Fall admission, it is recommended that you take the ACT or the SAT by February.
  • The ACT or SAT is only required if you want to take courses on the college campus or online.
  • The ACT or SAT is optional if you want to take courses at a partnered high school.
College Readiness Scores
Readiness Area ACT SAT 
English Sub Score 18 Scores prior to January 2016 Scores from March 2016 or later
430 480 (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing)
Reading Sub Score 22 450
Mathematics Sub Score 22 520 530

Scores listed above are the minimum for consideration per the Uniform Statewide Standards for Remediation Free Status. Students who meet or exceed these scores are not guaranteed admission to the CCP program at UC Uptown.

All official scores must be received directly from the testing agency by posted application deadlines.

Students who participate through the in-high school option should check with guidance counselor for Accuplacer and Math Placement Test date(s).

Application Checklist

  • Complete the Online Application.
  • Have your high school counselor submit your High School Transcripts (must be sent from counselor).
  • Submit your Official College-Readiness Test Scores (see requirements above).

How to Submit Transcripts

  • To send electronically: Counselors may elect to utilize the Slate.Org counselor portal to upload materials on behalf of individual students and to check student application statuses. Please contact cindy.jones@uc.edu for assistance.
  • To send physically by mail: Please send official signed and sealed transcripts to:

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    University of Cincinnati
    PO Box 210091
    Cincinnati, OH 45221


Contact Information

College Credit Plus Director
Cindy Jones