International transfer applicants


You are an international transfer applicant if you:

  • are a secondary school graduate
  • attended another university after graduating from high school
  • are not a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, refugee or person who has been granted asylum

If you are currently enrolled at a college/university where you will earn your high school certificate/diploma at the same time that you earn college/university credit, please follow the application instructions for first-year students.

Ohio State is a diverse, international community with more than 5,000 international students from over 100 countries. Our urban campus is located in Columbus, the capital of Ohio and the 14th largest city in the United States. 10 reasons why Ohio State is a great choice for international students!

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