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Step 1: Apply For Admission

You're in the right place. This application is for all student types, including Recent High School Grads, Adult Learners and Transfer Students. See also important dates on the Academic calendar and the Application Deadline Dates.

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Alert thumbnailPlease be aware that our admissions application will be offline for scheduled maintenance the week of February 23, 2015. The downtime is scheduled to be no longer than one week. During this period, new applications cannot be created and in-progress applications cannot be accessed. If you would like to talk with an Admissions Representative in order to prepare your application for submission once the system is back online, click here for contact information. We appreciate your patience while we make improvements to our process, and look forward to assisting you as you pursue your educational and career goals at Columbus State!

Final, official high school transcripts and/or GED records must also be sent if required for your program of study, scholarships, financial aid verification, or to meet prerequisites for programs or courses. Send 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

Special Instructions

Check your Admission Status

  • Log back into your application to check your admission status
  • Check the E-mail you used when you applied for admission to Columbus State and be sure to respond promptly to any requests for additional documentation (transcripts, I-94, verification documents, etc.)

Important: Do not proceed to step three until after you have received notification of your acceptance to Columbus State Community College.

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