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Otterbein University

Otterbein University


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About Otterbein University

Founded in 1847, Otterbein is a small, private, liberal arts university located in Westerville (about 15-20 minutes from Downtown Columbus). About 3000 students are enrolled at Otterbein's campus in over 70 undergraduate and 8 graduate majors.  Students with more than 12 semester hours will be considered transfer students for application purposes. 

 

Benefits for Columbus State Graduates

  • Students who graduate with an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree will be guaranteed admission to Otterbein. Some academic programs may require separate applications beyond the university admissions application. 

  • Associate of Arts or Associate of Sciences graduates will satisfy all Otterbein general education requirements.

  • Courses with grades of "D" or higher will be transferred. 

  • Scholarships of up to $16,000 per year are available for transfer students enrolled full-time.

 

Information for Columbus State Students

 

Otterbein University Contacts for Columbus State Students

Mary Mosca and Jennifer Hicks are available to speak to Columbus State students in the Transfer Center (Aquinas Hall 126) or at the Delaware Campus in Moeller Hall. Their schedule, as well as the schedule for other related Otterbein University transfer events, can be viewed below and here.

Mary and Jennifer welcome students who have just begun their studies at Columbus State to those who have already graduated and are planning transfer to Otterbein University. If students have any questions, they may contact either Jennifer or Mary via email at jhicks@otterbein.edu or mmosca@otterbein.edu.

 

Pathways

BA Art
(Photography Concentration)
Associate of Arts 2+2
BS Business Analytics AAS Management Information Systems 2+2
BA Chemistry Associate of Arts 2+2
BA Communication Studies Associate of Arts 2+2
  Education
(see options below)
   
BA Health Communication Associate of Arts 2+2
BA Journalism & Media Associate of Arts 2+2
BA Liberal Studies in Leadership Associate degree, any major 2+2
BA Mathematics Associate of Arts 2+2
BS Mathematics Associate of Science 2+2
BA Physics Associate of Science 2+2
BA Public Relations Associate of Arts 2+2
BA Sport Management Associate of Arts 2+2
BA Sustainability Studies Associate of Arts 2+2
BS Sustainability Studies Associate of Science 2+2
BS Systems Engineering Associate of Science 2+2

Education Pathways
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Early Childhood Education
BSE Early Childhood Education Associate of Arts 2+2
BSE Early Childhood Education  AAS Early Childhood Dev. & Education 2+2

Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9)
BSE Middle Childhood Education
(Language Arts & Mathematics)
Associate of Arts 2+2
BSE Middle Childhood Education
(Language Arts & Science)
Associate of Arts 2+2
BSE Middle Childhood Education
(Language Arts & Social Studies)
Associate of Arts 2+2
BSE Middle Childhood Education
(Math & Social Studies)
Associate of Arts 2+2
BSE Middle Childhood Education
(Math & Science)
Associate of Science 2+2
BSE Middle Childhood Education(Science & Social Studies) Associate of Arts 2+2

Adolescent to Young Adult (Grades 7-12)
BSE Integrated Science 
(grades 7-12)
Associate of Science 2+2