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Central State University

Central State UCentral State University was established as part of Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio in 1856, making it one of the nation's oldest African-American administered higher education institutions in the country. In 1947, the college split from Wilberforce and became a full state-supported institution with university status coming in 1965 from the state of Ohio. CSU is a publicly funded institution of over 2000 students located in west central Ohio about 1 hour from downtown Columbus and 1 hour to Dayton, Ohio. CSU has 45 majors including business, education, technology, and engineering.



Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathways- A student who completes the associated AA or AS Bachelor's Degree Transfer major at Columbus State can follow the OGTP for the same major at the Central State University. Central State University offers the following OGTPs for these Columbus State majors: