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Financial Aid

In any given semester, over half of Columbus State students receive financial aid or scholarships.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Last Saturday of each month: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday: closed


550 E. Spring Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

(614) 287-2648

Federal Financial Aid

When people talk about Financial Aid, they usually mean Federal Financial Aid. Applying for Federal Financial Aid starts with filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). More on Federal Financial Aid


Scholarships are awards that you don't have to pay back. We administer hundreds of scholarships, worth thousands of dollars, and a lot of them go unclaimed every year.  More on Scholarships.

Financial Aid Disbursement

Now that you've applied for Financial Aid, how do you get the money? More about Financial Aid Disbursement.

FAFSA Filing Deadlines