Business Degree

Ashland Application


Steps 1 - 3 should be completed BEFORE the priority registration deadline of TBA

1.  Apply to your local Career Center

If your current high school is ASHLAND, HILLSDALE, LOUDONVILLE-PERRYSVILLE, MAPLETON, or WEST HOLMES  please apply through Ashland County-West Homes Career Center at 

Step 1.  Under heading “HIGH SCHOOL” click box “Apply Now”

Step 2. Complete all sections.

2.  Apply to North Central State College 

NC State has an online application. Go to 

Step 1. Create an Account or log into your existing account below, using your PERSONAL (NOT your high school) email account. Your application type is “College-NOW Admissions.”

Step 2. Once logged into your account, scroll to the bottom of the My Account page (under Next Steps) and click "2. Start an Application".

Step 3. Choose the appropriate application type “College-NOW Application”, then complete, sign, and submit.

3.  Complete COUNSELOR Form

Complete the UPDATED!! Counselor form, complete the top portion, and turn in the form to your school counselor.

Printed form is available in the packet you received at Sophomore Visits/Open House or you can Click Here and download the form.


 Steps 4 - 5 should be completed in February/ March

4.  Complete Placement Testing

Option #1 Submit ACT scores (if already completed)

Option #2 Take the Accuplacer placement test (first  test is FREE) at NC State. Schedule with  Student Success and Transition Center  at 419-755-4536.

Option #3 Take the ACT


5.  College credit plus (CCP) meeting

 Check with your school counselor to make sure you have completed their CCP requirements.