Launch UC

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About Launch UC

Launch UC is an innovative early enrollment program charged with developing accessible and equitable pathways for high school students to the University of Cincinnati. Through Launch UC, students can earn college credit through a variety of credit-bearing coursework, including

  • College Credit Plus (CCP)
  • Career Technical Assurance Guides (CTAGS)
  • Advance Placement (AP) coursework
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Advanced International Certification of Education (AICE)
  • Bilateral agreements



At its core, Launch UC’s mission is to ensure more high school students have access to early college opportunities and get a headstart on their college career.  

Launch UC seeks to create unique and valuable incentives for students who complete or participate in these pathways and choose to pursue their degree at UC. Launch UC will furthermore develop summer programming to enhance and enrich the early college experience. Launch UC also seeks strong partnerships with area high schools to ensure students are successful during their time at UC. Pathway development strategies for Launch UC are reflected in the model below.

Infograph explaining possible Launch UC pathways


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Please contact Lorrie Bishop, Launch UC Director at