College is possible. We promise.
Free tuition plus $500/semester scholarship, and dedicated support so you can succeed
Interested in attending Columbus Promise events?
Check out our monthly calendar to see what events we're hosting and promoting this month. We can't wait for you to join us!
Hundreds of Columbus City School students visited campus for Columbus Promise Visit Days. The half-day event included a college tour and presentations from career experts and area employers.
Accept Your Columbus Promise
Take your next steps toward Columbus State
- Access your Columbus State email. We'll send instructions to the email address we have on file.
- Connect with your Columbus Promise Advisor. They’ll reach out to you directly.
- Register for Orientation so you can learn all things Columbus State, register for classes, and hit the ground running this fall!
The Smart Choice
At Columbus State, we believe there’s a smarter way to move from high school to college to career for people who want more – and more affordable – options than the traditional four-year path. If your goal is to get the education and training you need for a good-paying job in an in-demand field as soon as possible, we offer two-year associate degrees that will prepare you to get hired in one of Columbus’ top industries. If your goal is a bachelor’s degree, we offer two-year associate degrees designed to help you transfer to a four-year university for half the usual cost. Our Preferred Pathway partners guarantee admission to Columbus State grads.
Like all Columbus State students, you will have over 150 areas of study to choose from. You’ll also benefit from Columbus State’s small class sizes, instructors who put teaching first, and ample in-person and online tutoring options.