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Programs for Youth
Columbus State offers a range of programs for students younger than college age with the goal of preparing students for college.
Columbus State offers programs targeted to students in grades K-12 to prepare them for entry into college, careers and life-long learning.
A pre-collegiate program for students enrolled in or who have dropped out of any grade from six through twelve and who live in select areas within the Columbus Public School District.
An outreach initiative with the city's refugee and immigrant communities that offers community-based, comprehensive afterschool programs at four sites within Franklin County.
Resources for the Community
Backed by a stunning view of downtown Columbus, the Columbus State Conference Center is an ideal venue for a corporate meeting or seminar.
The Columbus State Language Institute can help individuals, companies and groups effectively learn to communicate in a foreign language or strengthen skills in spoken and written basic English as a Second Language.
Classes in the Academic Enrichment Program are designed for students who want to improve their English language and/or mathematics skills in order to increase their career or educational opportunities. We aim to be the top provider of GED preparation in the Columbus area.
Through partnerships with Ed2Go and ProTrain, we offer a wide variety of convenient non-credit online courses designed to meet your needs. Whether you are interested in personal enrichment, career advancement, transition back into the workplace, or preparing for an exam, we can help you reach your goals.
Nonprofit organizations seeking student employees should consider our Student Jobs program. This program links students with local nonprofit agencies to provide paid work experience for the students at no cost to the agency.