The Ohio State University at Mansfield


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The Ohio State University at Mansfield Admissions Office strives to meet and advocate for the educational needs of the local community, the greater Richland County area, and Northeast Ohio through open access to all persons seeking higher education. As a land grant institution, Ohio State Mansfield acts as a portal to The Ohio State University system and seeks to serve the community by providing the opportunity of educational excellence to both traditional and non-traditional students alike. Browse our page, and feel free to contact us with any questions!

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If you are an Ohio resident who graduated from a chartered high school (or who has a GED) and never attended any other college, you can be admitted to a regional campus.


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If you are an Ohio resident, you may apply for admission to the Mansfield campus. If you have earned at least a 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) on your college course work, we will review your academic performance in college to determine your eligibility for admission.

Campus-change program
Students can change to the Columbus campus with a minimum of 30 earned hours (earned after high school graduation) and at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. This excludes credits earned from testing, e.g. advanced placement testing or Ohio State foreign language testing. Academic units on the Columbus campus may have additional requirements. Students who are not yet ready to decide on a major, or are not yet eligible for a selective admission major would make a campus change into the Exploration Program.