Attending Columbus State After High School
More Central Ohio high school seniors start college at Columbus State than at any other college. That’s because, no matter where you’re heading, you’ll find the respected academics, dedicated faculty and staff, and in-depth student support services you need to get there.
Top it off with the fact that students who start here can save 60% or more off the cost of a college education and it’s easy to see why Columbus State is your smartest college start.
Visit Columbus State
Your virtual visit starts with an information session, followed by a virtual tour of campus. We conclude with time for a Q&A to provide any assistance you need in applying for admission.
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 student services and what it's like to be a Columbus State student.
Get Started Guide
Follow the Get Started Guide for detailed steps to become a Columbus State student.
If you’re a high-achieving student looking for academic challenge and opportunity, our Honors Program is made for you. Admission to the program is competitive and includes a renewable scholarship.
Students interested in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Medicine can explore career options and meet like-minded peers through the Future Scientists of Ohio program. STEM students also have scholarship opportunities including the full-tuition Future Scientists of Ohio scholarship.