Concurrent Enrollment Program

Earn college credit. Reduced tuition. Take classes at COTC.


Who Can Participate

  • Any student who wishes to take college courses while in high school, can participate in the Concurrent Enrollment Program in addition to or in lieu of the College Credit Plus (CCP) Program.
  • Private school or homeschool students who wish to take college courses while in high school who missed the Ohio Department of Education State Funding Application deadline or were not awarded the amount of credit hours a student wishes to take.
  • Students must be an Ohio resident.

Benefits of Concurrent Enrollment

  • COTC provides a tuition reduction for students who participate in the Concurrent Enrollment Program. Note: students are responsible for covering the cost of textbooks/materials.
  • Students can earn credits toward high school graduation and can also begin or even complete a certificate and/or degree pathway at COTC.

How to Participate

  • Complete a free, online application for ​admission.
  • Submit an official high school transcript with a minimum 2.5 cumulative unweighted GPA or meet remediation-free score on one of the standard assessment exams (ACT, SAT, Accuplacer, etc.). Transcripts can be submitted as follows:
    • Mailed to COTC, The Gateway – Student Records, 1179 University Drive, Newark, OH 43055. 
    • Emailed directly from high school personnel to
  • Applicant may be required to complete a placement assessment to determine appropriate course placement.