Determine Your Student Type

Apply Now as a First-Year Undergraduate Student

Currently attending high school, or graduated from high school and have 0 to 23 quarter (15 semester) graded, transferable college credits from a regionally accredited college or university, or hold a GED. Includes students currently taking college coursework prior to receiving their high school diploma, such as students in '5th year programs.' For U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or undocumented living in the U.S. Applicants in the U.S. on immigrant visas need to apply as International Students.

Apply Now as a Transfer Undergraduate Student

Completed successfully a minimum of 24 quarter (16 semester) graded, transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university.

Apply Now as an Undergraduate Post Baccalaureate Student

Have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and want to earn an additional bachelor's degree, undergraduate minor or certificate.

Apply Now as a Graduate Student

Applying to a master's, doctoral or graduate certificate program and have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or, former OSU graduate student applying for readmission.

Apply Now as an International Student

  • You are an international student if you hold an immigrant visa, do not have U.S. citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residency status.

Apply now as a non-degree student that has not earned a bachelor's degree, or fill out the graduate application if you have completed a bachelor's degree.

  • For students who wish to take courses but do not plan to pursue a degree. Non-degree students do not qualify for financial aid. Non-degree students are part-time students and are expected to enroll in no more than eight credits per term. If enrolling in more than eight credits per term, a non-degree student will be charged tuition fees as a fully admitted student.

Re-apply now as a Returning OSU Student

  • Students who have been absent four or more terms, not including summer terms, and wish to reenroll must complete a Re-Admission Application and return it to the Office of the Registrar.


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