Additional types of applicants
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To take classes while in high school
Ohio residents, apply to Ohio State's College Credit Plus program, the Ohio State Academy.
Veteran or military applicants
Start at the veterans welcome page.
Students from other universities
If you're interested in attending Ohio State for one term and transfering credit back to your home college or university, you'll apply through the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) as a "Transient / Visitor." Find the application and step-by-step instructions on ODEE's Apply to Extended Education page.
If you're interested in taking a class(es) at Ohio State but you are not seeking a degree, you'll apply through the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) as an "Undergrad Non-Degree Continuing Status" student. Find the application and step-by-step instructions on ODEE's Apply to Extended Education page.
Ohio State students who want to change campuses
Start at the campus-change welcome page.
Applicants interested in professional programs
Students looking at undergraduate professional programs in nursing, dental hygiene, public health, and health and rehabilitation sciences should start at Graduate and Professional Admissions.
To apply to graduate or professional school
Apply through Graduate and Professional Admissions.
To complete prerequisites
Apply through the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) if you are completing prerequisites for a graduate or post-baccalaureate professional degree.
Enrollment for returning students is determined by the college you were last enrolled in rather than by Undergraduate Admissions. Reach out to your college of enrollment.
Apply through the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE) if you are an adult student who wants to take undergraduate courses (non-degree enrollment). For information and access to the application, visit Admissions & Criteria.