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Now accepting applications for Fall 2017

Choose the application type best describes you

  • I'm applying to college for the first time...

    You're considered a "new freshman" applicant. You are in high school or a filling out a college application for the first time.

    Click here for your application

    New freshman applicants must submit the following:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Non-refundable $45 application fee
    • Official high school transcript
    • Official copy of ACT or SAT exam results*
    • Official copy of your General Education Development (GED) test results, if  applicable.
    • Proof of passing all sections of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) - Ohio residents only

    Homeschooled Applicants Must Submit the Following:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission
    • Application Non-refundable $45 application fee
    • An official transcript showing documentation of coursework completed of grades 9-12 and indicating date of completion of studies or graduation must be sent to Admissions.
    • Official copy of ACT or SAT exam results*
    • A copy of academic assessment (i.e. Iowa Basic Skills Test, California Achievement Test, etc.) reports submitted to the appropriate superintendent of school pursuant to Section 3301-34-04 of the Ohio Administrative Code must be received by Admissions.
    • A copy of the Superintendent's Exemption Notice showing the student is excused to receive home schooling.

    *ACT or SAT is not required if applicant has been out of school more than 2 years prior to enrollment unless participating in varsity sports.

    Click here for more information for new freshmEn

  • I'm transferring from another college...

    You are attending college elsewhere, but would like to apply at Youngstown State. We'd love to have you.

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    Transfer/Post-Baccalaureate applicants must submit:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Non-refundable $45 application fee Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
    • Official high school transcript*
    • Official copy of your General Education Development (GED) test results, if applicable*
    • Proof of pass all sections of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) - Ohio residents only*

    *not required if applicant has a bachelor's degree

    Former/Transfer students must submit:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended since leaving Youngstown State university

    Click here for more information for transfer students

  • I'm an international student applying for the first time...

    You are applying to Youngstown State for the first time with citizenship from outside of the United States. Let us be the first to welcome you!

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    Click here for more information for International Students

  • I'm applying to graduate school...

    You are applying to graduate school (first-time, international, re-admit, non-degree).

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    Graduate applicants must submit:

    • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
    • Some programs may require additional application materials

    Click here for more information for graduate students

  • I'm another undegraduate application type (online, former, transient, and College Credit Plus)...

    You fall into one of the following categories:

    • applying for an online program
    • a former student re-applying to Youngstown State
    • I'm a transient student, which means I'm taking courses at other universities in addition to Youngstown State
    • I'm in high school and want to take college courses, this is know as College Credit Plus

    Click here for your application

    Former/Transfer students must submit:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended since leaving Youngstown State university

    Former students must:

    Transient applicants must submit:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Non-refundable $45 application fee
    • Official letter from the Registrar's Office at current college/university stating applicant is in good academic standing or a copy of transcripts from current college/university

    Former transient student must submit:

    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Official letter from the Registrar's Office at current college/university stating applicant is in good academic standing or a copy of transcripts from current college/university

    (Transient students must re-apply each semester as acceptance is only valid for one academic semester)

  • I'm a veteran or active military personnel...

    First, THANK-YOU for your service. Second, please do the following to begin your application process:

    • Contact the Office of Veterans Affairs at 330-941-2503 regarding application process procedures before applying
    • Completed Undergraduate Admission Application
    • Official high school transcript
    • Official college/university transcript, if applicable
    • AARTS/SMARTS/AFCC/CG transcript

    To request transcripts, log onto www.acenet.edu (link is external), click on link for Programs and Services the Transcript Request.