At Columbus State, you can take a two-year degree, then transfer to a four-year school
and finish your bachelor's degree. Our degrees are designed to transfer seamlessly
to most public colleges in Ohio and a number of private schools. Many students also
take a few courses here, then transfer.
Get a Degree here
Associate of Arts Degree:
This degree is designed to satisfy the general education requirements of most public
colleges in Ohio. More
Associate of Science Degree:
This degree is also designed to serve as the first two years of a bachelor's degree,
although it is typically more technical. Check with your advisor to see which degree
suits you best. More
Take classes here, then transfer
Students often come here to take only a few courses, then transfer to another school.
Sometimes they want to start here to get into the swing of college; other students
take classes here while home on break.
Students here enjoy small class sizes, no teaching assistants, and tuition fees that
are nearly a third of those at four-year colleges. They also find courses every bit
as rigorous as those at four-year schools.
In addition to Associate of Arts programs, we also offer associate degrees that give
you a credential to get a degree immediately. Some of those are technical, such as
Engineering or Environmental Science. Check with your advisor to determine what's
right for you.