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Columbus State is often thought of as a "commuter campus," but there are plenty of ways to get an education without spending a fortune on gas.

Columbus State's downtown campus has eight COTA bus stations accessible from 12 bus routes, as well as 11 bike racks. Don’t want to go that far? Delaware County students can attend our Delaware Campus, and we have 9 Off-Campus centers all around Central Ohio. Or for the ultimate in non-driving comfort, you can take online classes from anywhere.


At Columbus State we make an effort to make campus accessible to those who get here under their own power. We have 11 bike racks, and we’re convenient to two bike trails.


Located in the heart of downtown, Columbus State's main campus is easily accessible by COTA. The downtown campus has eight COTA bus stations, accessible from 12 bus routes.

And you can find your route on Google! Get directions using Google Transit.

Bus stop locationRoutes Served
Spring & Washington 6, 11, 16, 34, 36
Long & Washington 6, 11, 16, 33, 34, 36
Spring & Cleveland 6, 1, 9
Long & Cleveland 1, 9
Grant & Mt. Vernon 11
Cleveland & Mt. Vernon 1, 9, 27, 29, 35, 37
Cleveland & Grove 1,9


Connect with Central Ohio’s ridesharing services. We’re working on ways to make it even easier to carpool.

RideSolutions: A carpooling and ridesharing program run by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission.

Regional Learning Centers

Visit Off-Campus Centers to find a location that’s close to your home. Centers are located all around Central Ohio, from Delaware to Pickaway County, from Gahanna to Plain City.

Regional Learning Centers

Online Learning

Online classes are a great way to get an education without having to drive anywhere at all. Columbus State is the largest provider of distance learning classes in Ohio, with 12,678 students signed up for at least one online class in Autumn 2010.

Online Learning