CLEVELAND, Dec. 2, 2019: High school graduates who attended
(Tri-C®) through College Credit Plus can
receive up to a 10% tuition waiver if they continue their
studies at Tri-C.
The College adopted the discount to increase access to higher
education. For a full-time student taking 15 credit hours, the
rollback would save $171.75.
Tri-C already offers the lowest tuition in the state at $114.54
per credit hour.
The waiver aligns with recommendations from the Ohio Task Force
on Affordability and Efficiency in Higher Education to help
students achieve college degrees while accumulating less debt.
The 10% discount will be provided as a rebate following
successful completion of courses with a grade of C or better.
Students are eligible for the program if they enroll at Tri-C
within the first three semesters following their high school
The College expects approximately 1,000 students to benefit from
the waiver over the next two years. Nearly 3,700 students
enrolled at Tri-C through College Credit Plus during the current
College Credit Plus
is a dual enrollment system that allows teens to earn college
credits while meeting high school graduation requirements. Ohio
debuted the program in 2015 to improve educational attainment
and career readiness for young citizens.