Apply to Extended Education

If you are eligible to apply as an extended education student and you have never attended Ohio State, you may apply online.

Returning students (Ohio State alums, graduating seniors, former transient/visitor students and former Academy or College Credit Plus students) should follow these instructions to apply.

International applicants should first contact an international counselor in Undergraduate Admissions at and must pay a $70 application fee.

For U.S. citizens, permanent residents and political asylees, there is a $60 non-refundable application fee required upon submission of your application. If you have paid an undergraduate application fee to Ohio State within the last 12 months, you may not need to pay another application fee. Call 614-292-8860 to speak to an admission counselor to verify if you must pay the fee.

Apply well before the start of semester or session you wish to attend. It may take up to three weeks for your application to be processed.

In-office admission is available by appointment. Call 614-292-8860 to schedule an appointment.

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Step 1 - Create an Account

To create an account, click Create Account and begin your application. If you previously created an account but did not apply, you can continue your application by logging in with the username and password you previously created. 

Step 2 - Tips to Complete the Application

  1. Select Undergraduate, Non-Degree and either Domestic Undergraduate Non-Degree Columbus Campus, or Domestic Undergraduate Non-Degree Regional Campus.
  2. Choose which semester you would like to attend from the Select Term drop down menu.  
  3. Choose your campus from the Select Campus drop down menu. Once you have made your selections, you can click Start Application.  

Please carefully read the directions within the application to successfully submit your application.

Enter Your Previous College Information

Extended Education applicants do not need to submit any previous college transcripts. Enter in your previous college information, such as the name of the institution, years attended, and degree earned, if any.

Complete Affidavit of GPA

In the application, on the GPA question, if you answered Yes or No College Credit, the Affidavit of GPA will fall off your account in 3 to 5 business days. If you answered No, please call 614-292-8860 to speak with the Admission Counselor. 

Select Undergradute Non-Degree Continuing Status or Transient/Visitor

If you are applying as a Transient/Visitor (one term only), select Transient Status under Plan/Major Information.
If you are applying as Undergraduate Non-Degree Continuing Status (more than one term), select Continuing Status under Plan/Major Information. 

Complete Certification of Truth Statement

Be sure to complete the application with your accurate information. Entering inaccurate information could lead to the cancelation of your application and the forfeiture of your non-refundable applciation fee.

Step 3 - Accept Your Admission

If you are admitted, to transition from an admitted status to active status, it is important that you log into your Applicant Center at to complete the following:

  • Accept or decline your offer of admission by clicking the Accept / Decline link on the main page.
  • Verify/update your contact information.