With nationally distinctive programs in the arts, education, business, nursing – and more, Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant university experience. Professors at CSU pride themselves on their teaching and the time they spend with their students. Students can take advantage of learning outside the classroom through online courses and experiential learning opportunities including internships, undergraduate research and creative scholarship, and study abroad programs.
Take some time to review the information on the website and call to schedule a campus tour. One visit to Columbus State and you will understand. CSU is a special place because the people here make it so, one student at a time.
A student who has graduated from high school within the past five years and if transferring in previous college credit has fewer than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours).
For more information, please see the Entering Freshmen section of our catalog.
A non-traditional student has not attended high school or college in the past five years and, if transferring previous college credit, has fewer than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours for those that attended a quarter based college).
A transfer student is someone who has earned 30 or more semester hours of transferable credit (45 quarter hours) from previously attended colleges or universities. As a transfer student, you must be eligible to return to the institution you last attended. See the transfer student section for more information on application requirements and transferring credit.
Columbus State University also recognizes several other classifications of undergraduate students. Click on the links below to visit our online catalog to learn more about admission requirements for these students:
If you live outside the state of Georgia, federal regulations may limit your distance education options. For more information, please see our list of states approved for distance education. If your state is not on the "Approved" list, you must first consult us regarding your distance learning eligibility before enrolling. Please email your inquiry to: email@example.com. This email address is exclusively for questions regarding state approval of online offerings. Other types of questions should be sent to the academic department offering the online course.
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Last Updated: 12/6/13