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The Preferred Pathway Program represents a landmark collaboration between Columbus State Community College and The Ohio State University, providing a guaranteed, guided route to an Ohio State baccalaureate degree for program participants.

Participating students pursue curricular "pathways" designed jointly by faculty from both campuses. Benefits for participants include:

  • joint academic advising coordinated by advisors on both campuses
  • an enhanced orientation to Ohio State
  • early participation in Ohio State's First Year Experience and other transition programs

Learn more:
Preferred Pathway Program
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