Considering the waitlist for Columbus?

Be aware of deadlines you may miss

To help you make an informed decision, we want to make sure you understand that if you select to have your name placed on the waitlist for the Columbus campus, you may miss important deadlines at your regional campus. This includes deadlines for housing, scholarships and honors programs.

Key deadlines by campus:

Ohio State's final decision about waitlisted students will be made no later than June 1.

Ohio State ATI in Wooster

  • June 1: Housing application due

Ohio State Lima

  • No additional deadlines

Ohio State Mansfield

  • June 1: Housing deadline for university housing at Molyet Village; contact with contract questions

Ohio State Marion

  • Early June: Online orientation begins
  • June 15: Honors Program application due

Ohio State Newark

  • April 1: Learning communities and LeFevre Fellows Program application due
  • April 15: Housing lottery deadline for admitted students
  • April 15: Honors Program application due

Begin your Ohio State education at a regional campus …

For Ohio residents, Ohio State's regional campuses offer a convenient, affordable path to an Ohio State education.

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… and finish in Columbus!

When you're ready, we'll help you easily transition to the Columbus campus — a process we call "campus-change" — after completing 30 credit hours with a 2.0 GPA.

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Miles from Columbus

  • Lima 86 mi
  • Mansfield 75 mi
  • Marion 51 mi
  • Newark 42 mi
  • Wooster 96 mi