Advanced College Project

ACP: Advanced College Project

The Advanced College Project (ACP) is a national program offered through Indiana University. Students pay a reduced tuition (approximately $86/credit hour) directly to Indiana University (IU) and earn credit at both Carmel High School and IU. 

CHS offers eight fully-weigthed ACP courses in English, Chemistry, Calculus, Finite Math, and History where students can earn a total of 33 Indiana University college credit hours.

ACP Course Title CHS IU Credits

Advanced Composition

1 semester

3

Brief Survey of Calculus

1 year

3

Calculus AB

1 year

4

Calculus BC

1 year

8

Chemistry

1 year

3

Finite Mathematics

1 year

3

Genres of Literature

1 semester

3

U. S. History

1 year

6

Students must be eligible for admission to IU in order to attain the ACP credits.
Students who do not plan to attend IU as a post-secondary school are encouraged to present
their IU transcript to their selected university for possible transfer credit. 

For more information about the Adavanced College Project, please visit http://acp.indiana.edu/.

ACP Highlights at CHS

During the 2010-2011 school year:

  • 260 CHS students enrolled in one or more ACP courses
  • 457 ACP courses were completed
  • Approximately 1,453 IU credits were earned
  • $257,835 in college financial savings for CCS families*
*(IU credit fee $263.45, minus the $86 ACP fee, multiplied by the IU credits earned)