Columbus State Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: Ohio


Columbus State Community College has been dedicated to meeting the educational needs of the community for more than 40 years. The College has grown from an initial enrollment of 67 students in 1963, to its current thriving campus of more than 23,000 students. Columbus State's Career & Technical Programs division offers two-year career programs in more than 55 areas of business, health, public service, human service, and engineering technologies. Students can also take the first two years of their bachelor's degree here through the College of Arts and Science, then transfer to a four-year college. The small, friendly downtown campus is conveniently located near downtown Columbus, on 80 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 24482

Undergraduate Students: 24482
Faculty: 275

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 89:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 89:1

Contact Information

550 E Spring St
Columbus Ohio 43215


Main Email:

Main Phone: 614-287-2400

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Tari Blaney
Director of Admissions , Admissions Office

Transfer Services Contact:
Advising Services
Transfer Students

International Admissions Contact:
International Enrollment Services

Athletics Contact:
Timeka Rashid
Director of Student Activities & Athletics, Athletics Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
GPA requirements vary based on the program of study.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses where a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Not required for admissions consideration.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required for admissions consideration.

Essay(s) required:
Essays are required for admission to some selective admission programs.

Application Fee:
$50 one-time nonrefundable matriculation fee is applied to your first quarter.

Other Requirements:
Additional requirements are necessary depending on the program, including Nursing. Contact the Admissions Office for specific program information.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling Admissions

Spring Deadline:
Rolling Admissions

Summer Deadline:
Rolling Admissions

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Scholarships are available. Contact the Financial Aid office at 614-287-2648. Transfer applicants are required to have Financial Aid Transcripts on file from all institutions attended, whether or not financial aid was received from that institution.

Special Programs

A College Transfer Fair is held every year for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution.


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