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Mercy College of Ohio is proud to offer the College Credit Plus (CCP) program to Ohio high school students who are ready to earn college and high school credits at the same time. This program is offered to Ohio residents only at no cost to the students.

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Students participating in Mercy's College Credit Plus program are required to complete 15 credit hours of Level I coursework that may apply toward a certificate or degree, before proceeding to Level II courses.

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIO 101

Biology

3

MTH 100

Intermediate Algebra

3

CHM 100

Elementary Chemistry

5

HSC 100

Introduction to Health Careers

3

ENG 101

Composition I

3

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

BIO 220

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 220L

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BIO 221

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIO 221L

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

MTH 104

Mathematical Formulas, Models, and Probability

3

MTH 140

Introduction to Statistics

3

PSY 201

Lifespan Psychology

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 211

Cultural Diversity

3

ENG 102

Composition II

3

HIT 105

Medical Terminology

3

Suggested Pathways

15 Credit Hour Pathway Suggestion

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIO 101

Biology

3

MTH 100

Intermediate Algebra

3

HSC 100

Introduction to Health Careers

3

ENG 101

Composition I

3

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours


15


30 Credit Hour Pathway Suggestion

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

BIO 101

Biology

3

MTH 100

Intermediate Algebra

3

CHM 100

Elementary Chemistry

5

HSC 100

Introduction to Health Careers

3

ENG 101

Composition I

3

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

MTH 104

Mathematical Formulas, Models, and Probability

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

ENG 102

Composition II

3

HIT 105

Medical Terminology

3

Total Credit Hours32


Admission Criteria

Exam

Subtest

Assessment Threshold (Eligible)

Score Range to be Considered (Conditionally Eligible)

SAT

Evidence Based Reading & Writing

480

450-479

Mathematics

530

500-529

ACT

English

18

16-17

Reading

22

20-21

Math

22

20-21

ALEKS

Math

46

40-45

Application Process

  1. Complete ‘Intent to Apply’ form provided by your high school and submit to your guidance counselor by April 1.
  2. Apply at mercycollege.edu/apply
  3. Submit official school and college transcripts (if applicable):
    1. Mail to: Mercy College of Ohio, Attn: Admissions, 2221 Madison Ave., Toledo, OH 43604
    2. Or send electronically to: admissions@mercycollege.edu
  4. Submit official ACT/SAT scores. If you have not taken the ACT or SAT, students will be required to complete the ALEKS placement assessment at Mercy College at no cost. Please contact admissions at 419-251-1313 for additional information.
  5. Upon receiving all required documents and any placement assessment scores, an admission decision will be provided to each applicant via email.

Application Deadlines

  • Summer Semester (May-August): April 15
  • Fall Semester (August-December): May 15
  • Spring Semester (January-April): November 15

Accepted Students Next Steps

Once accepted to Mercy College, students will need to complete the following steps:

  1. If you have not done so already, Create Your Empower Me! Account. EMPOWER ME! is an online student information system that enables students to access their academic record and financial aid information, register for courses and much more. EMPOWER ME! also gives prospective students access to view their application status.
  2. Submit COVID-19 Vaccination Information: Mercy College is part of an overall healthcare organization, Mercy Health. Due to this, Mercy Health and Mercy College are required to comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) vaccine mandate. For our students, this means either submitting proof of vaccination or applying for and receiving an approved exemption.

    Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine requirement through either:
    1. Submission of front and back of vaccination card to COVIDcompliance@mercycollege.edu
    2. Application for and receipt of an approved exemption. Submit one of the following forms and supporting documentation to exemptions@mercycollege.edu
      a. Religious Exemption
      b. Medical Exemption
    All questions regarding the vaccine requirements should be submitted via this form.
  3. Prepare for Academic Advising: CCP students must meet with an academic advisor PRIOR to attending New Student Orientation (NSO).
    Schedule an appointment with your academic advisor, Tracy Darr, by calling the Student Success Center at 419-251-8955 or by contacting Admissions at 419-251-1313. Ms. Darr can be reached at Tracy.Darr@mercycollege.edu
  4. Attend a New Student Orientation (NSO): Mercy College will host a new student orientation specifically for CCP students via zoom. The date and time will be announced at a later date.
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