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alert ATTENTION: Campus closed Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University


Tuesday and Thursday 9a.m.-5p.m. in Aquinas Hall, Room 126
Tuesdays (Admissions) – Mark Cortez,
Thursdays (Specific College Representatives) – See calendar below

Walk-ins welcome. 


Benefits for Columbus State Graduates:

  • Guaranteed admission to Ohio State for AA or AS graduates – please note students must apply for admission to some specific programs
  • Collaborative advising
  • Orientation program
  • Scholarships

Pathways: View Ohio State Pre-Majors
How will a course transfer? View Equivalency Information
For more information: Get a Customized Viewbook 

Application Deadlines:
Spring 2016 – October 1 (Domestic students), October 1 (International/DACA students)
Summer 2016 – March 1 (Domestic students)
Autumn 2016 – May 1 (Domestic students), March 1 (International/DACA students)

Submit the FAFSA to be considered for need-based aid, and complete the Application for Special Scholarships to be considered for the university’s special-eligibility scholarships – February 15

Transfer Student Open House – March 11

To schedule, visit

Ohio State online application

First Step:

Become a Columbus State Student: Get Started Guide

Transfer to Ohio State: Ohio State Transfer Info

Questions: Mark Cortez, Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions 

Academic Contacts: See List Here