Extended Education

Take Ohio State undergraduate courses without pursuing a degree.

Admission criteria

Generally, domestic students who are eligible for admission to Extended Education must demonstrate the following academic achievements:

  • Graduation from high school or a GED
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all previous university-level coursework 
    Note: If you don’t have at least a 2.0 GPA, please provide a written explanation and transcripts from all institutions attended, along with your Extended Education application
  • Be in good standing with other colleges or universities attended

In addition, applicants must meet one of the following:

  • Be at least 24 years of age, have a bachelor’s degree or have been out of high school for at least four years
  • Be in a degree-granting program at another university and wish to transfer Ohio State credit back to that institution

There are exceptions to these general guidelines. For questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 740.366.9344.


How to apply

Please submit the following when applying to The Ohio State University at Newark as a Extended Education student: