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CCP high school students get a head start on bachelor’s degree programs at the Holden University Center of Lakeland

Posted: January 14, 2019

Students who take advantage of earning free college credit while still in high school through the College Credit Plus (CCP) program are getting a head start on earning a bachelor’s degree. At Lakeland, many of those students then seamlessly transfer their credits to a bachelor’s degree program of their choosing at the Holden University Center of Lakeland. Lakeland has partnered with 11 colleges and universities to offer dozens of degree programs, including graduate degrees and certificates.

There is no cost for high school students to participate in CCP. This means they pay no tuition for college credits earned while in high school, which oftentimes means those first few semesters of their four-year college degree program are free. Families save thousands of dollars.

CCP credits transfer to Holden University Center partner programs as well as all public Ohio four-year colleges and universities. Since 2011, 117 high school students have transferred to programs at the university center.

The deadline to declare intent to participate in the CCP program for fall 2019 is April 1, 2019. Admission into the program is open to students, grades 7-12, who have clearly demonstrated the ability to handle college-level coursework.

To learn more about CCP opportunities, attend an information session at any area high school. View the schedule at

Learn more about transferring Lakeland credits to the Holden University Center at Lakeland’s Transfer Fair, Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in A-Building, first floor atrium.

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