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Columbus State Open House

Find your college or career pathway at Columbus State! 

Join us in person to discover everything Columbus State has to offer! Whether you’re a high school senior planning for college, a college student living back at home for a while, a parent, or an adult looking to advance or change careers, we’ll cover what you need to know to take the next step toward Columbus State and your goals. 

During the Open House, you will: 

  • Hear from a panel of students about their Columbus State experience.
  • Learn how to access affordable, transferable, quality education without the college debt. 
  • Explore course delivery options–in-person, partially in-person, fully online, and live online–and how to engage with the services and personalized support you need to succeed. 
  • Learn how to turn your associate degree into a bachelor’s degree with our Preferred Pathway Partner university options for transfer.
  • Identify your next steps for enrolling at Columbus State. 


What You'll Need to Attend

In-Person Open Houses are hosted on the downtown Columbus campus for a limited number of current high school seniors. Registration is required to participate and will close the Monday prior to the event date, unless we reach capacity sooner. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with further instructions on campus COVID protocols and arrival to campus.

To ensure the health of our campus community, please follow our COVID safety protocols while on campus: 

  • Columbus State is a mask-friendly campus. You are not currently required to wear a mask while on campus, but you are welcome to do so.
  • Wash or sanitize hands frequently.
  • Keep six feet apart when possible.
  • Stay home if you are feeling sick. We’ll be happy to find another time to meet you. 

Summer 2023 Open House Events

Friday, June 23rd


Registration will open approximately one month prior to the start of the event.

Friday, July 21st


Registration will open approximately one month prior to the start of the event.

Get more information on Career and Academic Pathways here.

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