Presentation on theme: "Cedarville University Information Event Presented by Janice Supplee Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing and Leanne Rubosky Associate."— Presentation transcript:
Cedarville University Information Event Presented by Janice Supplee Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing and Leanne Rubosky Associate Director for High School and Transfer Student Recruitment
What is College Credit Plus? Replaces PSEO Replaces dual enrollment Opportunity to earn college credit Funding provided through the state of Ohio Everyone is still learning!
Ohio’s driving considerations appear to be: Student choice College access Program parity
College Credit Plus “Basics” Grades 7-12 College-ready students Many college course options Public colleges (required to participate) are free Private colleges may participate, but some may include a small cost Cedarville University will be free including tuition, fees, and books!
College Credit Plus “Basics” Qualified public school students guaranteed funding Qualified private school students and homeschooled students are eligible to participate; allocation based on available funding Up to 30 hours per year; up to 120 hours total Bible (sectarian) courses excluded
Under what scenarios might a qualified student participate in College Credit Plus? Student wants to take college courses to satisfy high school graduation requirements Student has completed all high school graduation requirements and wants to begin college work Student wants to explore college and take a course in a subject that is of interest
AP, IB Course College Course Secondary School Considerations Weighted grades – College courses must be weighted the same as Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate in the same subject area 3-credit college course = 1-year high school course (1 Carnegie unit)
Secondary School Considerations Verify that students are not taking more than 30 credits per year; 120 credits total Calculation for determining eligibility: Determine student’s number of high school units Multiply that number x3 Subtract the result from 30 = Total number of college credits available through CCP
Benefits and Risks Benefits: Dual credit Gain confidence Save money Cautions: Not for every student Start of the college G.P.A. Managing two schedules Parents’ access to information (FERPA) Age-appropriate course content
About Cedarville’s “College Now” Program Biblical worldview in every class Online and on-campus options Top professors and current Cedarville undergrads in classes Wide range of general education courses available Dedicated full-time advisor Orientation in August
View Course Previews cedarville.edu/collegenowcourses Course Previews Available
About Cedarville’s “College Now” Program Admissions criteria - same as traditional undergrads Recommended 15- and 30- Hour “Pathways” Course #Course NameCredits HIST 1110/1120 U.S. History I or II3 PYCH 1600 or SOC 1300 Social Science Options: General Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3 COM 1100Fundamentals of Speech3 ENG 1400Composition3 LIT 2XXXLiterature Course3 Total15 SAMPLE
About Cedarville’s “College Now” Program Convenient book rental system Costs College Credit Plus: Tuition, fees, and books FREE (Bible classes not included) Outside College Credit Plus: $150/credit hour ($25/hour discount available to associated schools)
Important dates Indicate interest by April 1 Apply now for admission Submit Cedarville acceptance letter and funding application by June 15 (Forms will be available on the ODE website; time stamp comes into play.) Receive notification of funding allocation Register for classes Attend orientation Begin classes August 17