High School Graduates/GED Recipients

Application Deadlines

On-time Application Submission Deadlines:

Spring 2014: Monday, Dec. 23

Summer 2014: Monday, May 5

Autumn 2014: Monday, Aug. 4

Send your final, official, sealed high school and GED transcripts to:
Columbus State Community College
Records and Registration Department - Madison Hall 201
550 E. Spring St., P.O. Box 1609,
Columbus, OH 43216-1609

Applicants who meet one or more of the College Recognized Equivalent categories may be exempt from take all or some portions of the COMPASS placement test.

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Transfer and Transient

Applicants who are transferring to Columbus State from another college and applicants who are transient students (students attending another college who plan to enroll at Columbus State for one or two semesters and transfer the credits back to the other college) should obtain a copy of their transcript or other documentation of completed courses to use when working with an academic advisor. This documentation assists advisors in recommending appropriate courses and next steps in the enrollment process. Students with transfer credit in college-level composition and algebra may not need to complete the entire placement test. Applicants who meet one or more of the College Recognized Equivalent categories may be exempt from take all or some portions of the COMPASS placement test.

Application Deadline Dates

On-time Application Submission Deadlines:

Spring 2014: Monday, Dec. 23

Summer 2014: Monday, May 5

Autumn 2014: Monday, Aug. 4

Submit Transcripts

Transferring to Columbus State

Transient  (students attending another college who plan to enroll at Columbus State for one or two semesters)

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Taking classes while in High School

Applicants who are high school students interested in the Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) and/or Dual Enrollment Programs (concurrent enrollment in college classes while still in high school) must complete the application for admission to Columbus State and provide additional documentation as specified according to the programs listed below.

Important - Before Applying for Admission to Columbus State Community College, please be sure to talk with your School Counselor about which program(s) you may be eligible to take. You will be asked on the application to select PSEO A (High School or Home School), PSEO B, Dual Enrollment, or None of the Above/Other Early College. Please do not guess on this section of the application, as it may delay processing time.

Application Deadline Dates

PSEO

  • Summer 2014 - May 1 (PSEO A)
  • Autumn 2014 - May 1 (PSEO B for private schools)
  • Autumn 2014 - July 1 (PSEO A & B)
  • Spring 2015 - November 1 (PSEO A & B)

Dual Enrollment & Early College

  • Autumn 2014 - April 1
  • Spring 2015 - November 1

Other High School Programs Not Listed

  • Please check with your high school counselor

Other High School Programs Not Listed Above

  • Please check with your high school counselor

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Non-High School Graduates/Non-GED Recipients

Non-graduates and Non-GED holders are welcome to enroll in credit courses on a self-pay basis. As of July 1, 2012, students are required to have a GED or high school diploma to be eligible for federal financial aid. Students without a high school diploma or a GED (General Education Diploma) are invited to enroll in Columbus State’s GED Preparation Program.

Application Deadline Dates

On-time Application Submission Deadlines:

Spring 2014: Monday, Dec. 23

Summer 2014: Monday, May 5

Autumn 2014: Monday, Aug. 4

Financial Aid Implications

GED classes at CSCC

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International/Non-Immigrant and Immigrant

International / Non-Immigrant Applicants

Applicants who are Non-Immigrants (Visa holders other than F-1 status) must submit a photocopy of their passport visa stamp and both sides of their I-94 card. If required for admission to their chosen program of study, applicants must also submit original or certified photocopies of secondary school records showing graduation. Applicants must provide documents in the original language and translated into English. Additional documents may be requested by Columbus State before final admission is granted. Visit this link for complete application procedures and deadlines for visa holders other than F-1 status. Applicants who are F1 Status Visa Holders (International Applicants) must submit official secondary school records verifying graduation, college records if applicable, proof of English proficiency, a financial bank statement and affidavit of support. Additional documents may be requested by Columbus State before final admission is granted. Visit this link for complete application procedures and deadline dates, English proficiency requirements, and financial documentation requirements for F-1 applicants. F1 transient students (currently hold an I-20 at another college and wish to take classes temporarily at CSCC) should visit this link for complete admission deadlines and requirements.

International/Non-Immigrant Application Deadline Dates

Immigrants (Permanent residents, refugees, asylees)

Applicants who are Immigrants (Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees) must submit documentation verifying their current immigration status to the Admissions Office. Additional documents may be requested by Columbus State before final admission is granted. Visit this link for more information.

On-time Application Submission Deadlines


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Previously Completed Non-Credit courses at CSCC

If you previously participated in one of Columbus State's Non-Credit Programs such as the GED/Academic Enrichment Program, LogisticsART, or the many other programs offered through the Center for Workforce Development and you are now are interested in switching to Columbus State’s for-credit certificate or degree programs, please follow the admission guidelines below.

Application Deadline Dates

On-time Application Submission Deadlines:

Spring 2014: Monday, Dec. 23

Summer 2014: Monday, May 5

Autumn 2014: Monday, Aug. 4

If you will be applying as PSEO/Dual Enrollment or International/Non-immigrant, please see the deadline dates and admission requirements in these sections.

Not sure if you previously attended a Non-Credit Program at CSCC? Click here to contact the Admissions Office.

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