How Am I Classified?
Not too sure on how you are classified and what requirements are needed? Please review our student type classification below;
What is a Transfer Student?
Students who have attended another college or university and are transferring their credit hours to Columbus State University. Students with even only 1 college credit hour are considered transfer students.
Students who attended another college or university and are transferring 30 or more credit hours to Columbus State. A traditional transfer applicant must submit the following items before an admissions decision can be made:
- Application for undergraduate admissions
- $40 non-refundable application fee
- Official transcript(s) from each college attended
A freshman transfer is a student who has earned less than 30 transferable semester hours (45 transferable quarter hours) from a previous institution
A freshman transfer applicant must submit the following items before an admissions decision can be made:
- Application for undergraduate admission
- $40 application fee (non-refundable)
- Official high school transcript
- Official SAT or ACT scores
- Official transcript (s) from each college attended
Adult Learners or Non-traditional students - students who graduated high school more than 5 years ago and are applying with no previous college credit hours.
- Submit application along with $40 non-refundable application fee
- Official high school transcripts or GED
- Submit a copy of your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence
- ACCUPLACER exam
- The ACCUPLACER exam is a placement exam that measures skills in English, reading, and math. More information can be found by visiting the Columbus State Testing Center website.
- Non-traditional students may submit SAT/ACT test scores in place of the ACCUPLACER exam if the scores are not older than 7 years
- Non-traditional students with the following transferable courses from an accredited institution may be exempt taking the ACCUPLACER in the appropriate area:
- English 1101 or 1102 with a grade of C or better will exempt ACCUPLACER in Reading and Writing.
- Any 1000 level Area A math with a grade of C or better will exempt ACCUPLACER in Math