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Daily Previews

Your preview starts with an information session, followed by a walking tour of campus. We conclude with an Application Workshop to provide any assistance you need in applying for admission.

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Open Houses

Our academic majors are housed under eight Areas of Interest, which we call Career and Academic Pathways. Students will get an in-depth look at Pathways that interest them, a campus tour, and an overview of what it's like to be a Columbus State student.

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Group Visits

Schools, community groups, and other organizations who serve current high school and/or adult students can request a group visit to learn more about Columbus State. The visit will be tailored to the needs and interest of your group.

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We Come To You

Are you a teacher, counselor, or organization leader and would like for an Admissions Representative to come to your education fair, college night, or to present to your classroom? Click below to learn more!

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Important Dates

  Autumn 2018 SPRING 2019 SUMMER 2019
Registration for Classes Opens April 16, 2018  October 15, 2018 February 18, 2019
FAFSA Deadline July 23, 2018  December 10, 2018 April 22, 2019
Tuition and Fees Due  August 22, 2018   January 9, 2019  May 22, 2019
Semester Begins August 27, 2018  January 14, 2019  May 27, 2019

International Application Deadlines

  SPRING 2019 SUMMER 2019 AUTUMN 2019
F-1 Applicants (Outside the US)  October 15 ___ June 1
F-1 Applicants (Inside the US)
SEVIS Transfer 
 December 1 May 1 July 15
F-1 Transient/Guest Student
(I-20 from Home Institution)
December 15  May 15 August 1
Non-Immigrant Applicants
(Other than F-1)
 December 15  May 15 August 1

College Credit Plus Dates & Deadlines

Academic Calendar & Course Schedules

Additional Information

Degrees & Majors

You know where you want to go. We’ll help you find the best path to get there. Columbus State’s degree programs are structured to give you options to achieve the goals you have set – and maybe even a few additional ones along the way.

Degrees & Majors

Financial Aid

Going to college means making important decisions – including determining how to pay for your education. In addition to keeping our tuition low, Columbus State provides assistance with the federal financial aid process, access to scholarships and other ways to help avoid college debt

Financial Aid


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