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International Student Services

Located in Madison Hall - Lower Level

With over 25,000 students and located in a metropolitan area of 1.7 million people, Columbus State is a vibrant and diverse educational institution. Minutes from the airport and The Ohio State University, Columbus State is in the heart of Columbus, Ohio with its growing international population and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Columbus State serves students from over 100 countries in its college credit courses and non-credit programs.

Photo of Davidson hallPlease choose the applicant type that you identify with from the list below. In addition to your application, be sure to submit all documents required via the admissions instructions by the deadline dates.

If your immigration status has changed since you last attended Columbus State, please contact International Student Services at 614-287-2669 or via email at istudent@cscc.edu for next step instructions.


F-1 Applicant Instructions
(Applying for an I-20 from Columbus State)


F-1 Transient Applicant Instructions

(Currently hold an I-20 at another college)


Non-Immigrant Applicant Instructions

(All Visas other than F1)

Columbus State
International Student Services

Madison Hall , Lower Level
518 E. Spring St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215-9965
United States of America

General Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Advising Hours
9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday - Thursday

Telephone: (614) 287-2074
FAX : (614) 287-6019
Email: istudent@cscc.edu