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Yes, depending on your high school’s regulations. Students interested in Cedarville University DE and CCP for Ohio residents should contact their guidance counselor to verify the high school's policy before enrolling.


No. Classes are asynchronous, meaning that they do not meet live online. You will log into the Moodle Learning Management System to get assignments and a link to the course website. Activities vary from course to course and can include any of the following: readings, discussion, written assignments, video or audio content, quizzes or exams, or group projects. 

A full-semester three-hour course will likely require about 7-10 hours of study time per week. Eight-week courses will likely require 12-14 hours of study time per week.

Students are eligible to take courses until they have completed their fourth year of high school or reached the graduation date given in the initial application, whichever is earlier. Eligibility for Dual Enrollment pricing expires at graduation from high school, as established at the time of admission as a Dual Enrollment student. Fifth-year high school students are not eligible for Dual Enrollment pricing.

Because of the rigor of Cedarville’s courses, both Dual Enrollment /College Credit Plus (formerly PSEO) students and undergraduate students must demonstrate proficiency in the areas of mathematics and English. Students may satisfy the mathematics proficiency by scoring 19 or higher on the math section of the ACT or by scoring 500 or higher on the math section of the SAT. Students may satisfy the English proficiency by scoring 21 or higher on the English section of the ACT or by scoring 500 or higher on the Critical Reading section of the SAT. High school students who have PSAT scores but who have not yet taken the ACT or SAT may register for courses other than math or English until they submit either ACT or SAT scores that demonstrate proficiency. 

Yes. Cedarville University holds membership in the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, signifying that the University is regionally accredited. The University is also certified by the Ohio Board of Regents.

For most courses your computer must meet these basic and minimum requirements. Some courses require an additional software purchase that must be installed and tested prior to the start of class. Individual course syllabi will specify any additional requirements. You must also have access to high-speed Internet.

For courses that have a lab component (e.g., Principles of Earth Science or Principles of Biology), you will receive a lab kit or participate in a virtual lab. Then you will individually perform the lab and submit the results.

Before dropping courses, consult with both your program advisor and with your high school guidance counselor, carefully considering the impact on both high school graduation requirements and high school athletic eligibility. Students should refer to the "Academic Information" section of the online catalog for important deadlines and requirements related to dropping a course. To initiate the process of dropping a course, contact your program advisor

If you decide to take a semester off, please inform your program advisor of your plans. View how register for a subsequest semester.


You are expected to actively participate in the online course schedule provided by your instructors.

In general, no. While some college activities may directly relate to specific courses taken by high school students (e.g., art, music, drama activities), most such activities are inappropriate.

No, neither Dual Enrollment nor College Credit Plus students have to complete a new application. To attend Summer Studies, you must pay the housing deposit and submit a completed Summer Studies Course Request Form. Contact your program advisor for more information.