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College Credit Plus

The Accelerated College Education Plus (ACE+) Program provides eligible middle and high school students multiple pathways to earn both high school and college credits for FREE. ACE+ program is offered in compliance with College Credit Plus.


  • Earn transferable college credits while in school.
  • Achieve reduced time to college degree.
  • Take up to 30 college credits per academic year, excluding summers.
  • Attend classes at your school or at Central State.
  • Take courses taught by approved CSU faculty and/or teachers at your school.
  • Receive academic and social support.
  • Have access to smaller student-faculty ratio.
  • Earn automatic admission to Central State with full-time status, based on admission eligibility.
  • Receive certificate of achievement upon successful completion.
  • No application and registration fees required.


  • Public and private school students in grades 7-12 who are enrolled in a general or college preparatory curriculum.
  • Composite ACT score of 16 or above or a combined SAT score of 790 (Critical Reading and Math only).
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.2 on a 4.0 scale.


  • Library Services
  • Academic Advising and Tutoring
  • Academic Computer Labs
  • Discounts at the CSU Bookstore
  • Access to selected recreational facilities
  • Access to selected Convocation events

Flexible Scheduling

  • Face-to-face
  • Online
  • Weekend

List of Course Offerings (College Credit Plus courses are limited to 1000- and 2000-level courses, except with the permission of instructor.)

College Credit Plus Pathways Overview (PDF)
For more information about ACE+, contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 937-376-6431 or your guidance counselor.

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