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Start college where you’ll have small class sizes, personal attention, and low tuition. Complete an associate degree, then transfer seamlessly to the four-year college or university you choose to finish your bachelor’s degree.
Becoming a Transfer Student is easy.
Find a Transfer Program
Columbus State has transfer agreements with dozens of four-year universities, and Preferred Pathway agreements with eight area universities. Our Associate of Arts / Associate of Sciences degree fulfill the first two years of a bachelor's degree at any public university in Ohio. And all of our Career Programs degrees have transfer options as well.
Choose Less Debt
With student loans a major concern, students and families are looking for ways to cut costs. Columbus State is here to help. Our tuition is about $4,000 for a full year, and starting at Columbus State can save $30,000 or more off the cost of a bachelor's degree. In fact, 76 percent of Columbus State students take on zero student loan debt!
We have Preferred Pathway partnerships with eight Ohio universities, giving you even more options. Get a pre-major for your four-year degree, which allows you to take only the classes you need. And Preferred Pathway students get access to advisors at their target university. Follow the Preferred Pathway