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The decision to transfer to a new institution is one of the biggest ones you’ll make in your academic career, so it is important that you consider all factors of what switching to a new college means for you. From tuition costs and academic requirements to campus life and student population size, this section provides a snapshot of some helpful information to think about.

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Cincinnati State∼10k students (15% transfer students)Rolling admission$15In-state: $4,446/academic year; Out-of-state: $8,026/academic yearNot offeredNone listedMinimum 15 credit hours (Communication Skills: 6; Arts/Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences: 6; Mathematics: 3)None listedNone listedNone listedNone listedAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)Transfer Center30+Columbus College of Art and Design~1k student (17% transfer students)Rolling admission$50In-state: $36.500/academic year; Out-of-state: $36,500/academic year$9,995-$12,690/academic year, incl. mealsSomeArt History, CORE Studio, Liberal ArtsNone listedNone listedNone listedContinuing Education, Adult Learning OpportunitiesNone listedAcademic Advising; Transfer Student Orientation; Counseling and Wellness Programs32+Columbus State∼45k students (25-35% transfer students)Rolling admission$50In-state: $4,888/academic year: Out-of-state: $9,997/academic yearNot offeredNot offeredAll Columbus State degrees require general educationNone listedSeveralSeveralOnline degree programsAdvanced Placement (AP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); DANTES; Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Credit earned at the college level at other regionally accredited institutionsNo transfer-specific resources listed25+Kent State University>10k students (4% transfer students)Rolling admission$50In-state: $11,923/academic year; Out-of-state: $20,799/academic year$3,850/academic year$1,000 - $6,500Kent Core (36-37 credit hours)Humanities, social sciences, communications programs; several degree pathwaysSeveral (see Kent State page under "Colleges")Several (see Kent State page under "Colleges")Several (see Kent State page under "Colleges")Advanced Placement (AP); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs); Career Technical Assurance Guide (CTAGs); Military Transfer Assurance Guide (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed PathwaysTransfer Admissions Counselors; Transfer Advisory Council; Tau Sigma National Honor Society; Transfer Student Week Events400+Lorain County Community College~14k students (26% transfer students)Rolling admissionFreeIn-state: $4,400/academic year; Out-of-state: $8,026/academic yearNot offered$1,000+16 different accelerated pathwaysSomeAllied Health/Nursing; Teacher Education; Early Childhood Education; Microelectronic ManufacturingSomeAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); DD-214; Joint Services Transcript; Notice of Basic Eligibility (NOBE); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs); International Transcripts; Non-traditional college credit, including career/technical training and certification programs attended post high schoolUniversity Partnership transfer coordinator; Specialized Team advising; Transfer Center; Reverse Transfer20+Miami University∼16k students (1.2% transfer students)Fall semester: June 1; Spring semester: December 1$50In-state: $16,223.60/academic year; Out-of-state: $36,650.24/academic year$14,510/academic year, incl. meals$4,000 - $14,000Global Miami Plan for Liberal Education (27-28 credits)Humanities, social science, interdisciplinary programsSome creative arts, education, business programsCollege of Creative Arts, Farmer School of BusinessSome evening and weekend classesAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM), Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs) Divisional advising; Transfer student orientation (in person, online, mobile app); Reverse Transfer (Credit When It’s Due); Optional UNV 101 course for transfer students; Transfer and Relocation Student Organization700+Miami University Regionals∼4k students (25% transfer students)Fall semester: August 1; Spring semester: January 5$35In-state: $6,286/academic year; Out-of-state: $16,877/academic yearNot offered$500 - $4,000Global Miami Plan for Liberal Education (27-28 credits)Liberal Studies, Integrative Studies. Most majors at the Regional Campuses are very transfer-friendlyNone listedNursing (BSN)Most majors; online programsAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)Application fee waivers for certain partner institutions and veteran and military personnel; Pre-enrollment unofficial credit evaluation; Transfer student orientation (online or in-person); Reverse transfer (Credit When It’s Due)50+Mount St. Joseph University∼1k students (7% transfer students)Fall semester: August 13; Spring semester: January 1$25In-state: $31,100/academic year; Out-of-state: $31,100/academic year$9,830/academic year, incl. meals$10,000 - $14,00046-49 credit hoursBehavioral Sciences, Liberal Arts, Natural SciencesNone listedNursing (BSN)Behavioral Science; Liberal Arts; Natural Sciences; Social Work; Organizational LeadershipAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)Dedicated transfer admission counselors; Program pathways; Transfer student orientation40+Ohio Dominican University~1k students (25% transfer students)Rolling admissionFreeIn-state: $32,780/academic year; Out-of-state: $32,780/academic year$11,450/academic year, incl. meals$1,000 - $19,000Programs have different Gen Ed requirementsCross-Disciplinary Studies BachelorNone listedEducation degrees leading to initial licensureBusiness Administration; Accounting; Risk Management & Insurance; Cross-Disciplinary Studies; Supply Chain ManagementAdvanced Placement (AP); International Baccalaureate (IB); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Credit from regionally-accredited colleges/universities (C- or higher)Transfer-Specific Advisor for first semester at ODU; Transfer Orientation40+The Ohio State University~47k students (35% transfer students)Fall semester: May 1; Spring semester: November 1$60In-state: $11,518/academic year; Out-of-state: $33,502/academic year$13,026/academic year, incl. mealsSeveralVary by collegeNoneArchitecture, Design, NursingSeveralNoneA and AS Levels; Advanced Placement (AP); International Baccalaureate (IB); College Credit Plus (CCP)/Dual Enrollment; College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Credit by Exam (CBE); DSST; Institutional CreditOff-Campus and Commuter Student Services; Office of Military and Veterans Services; University Dining Services; Wilce Student Health Center; CCAMPIS (childcare) for Pell Grant eligible parents1,400+Sinclair Community College∼12k students (17% transfer students)Not listedFreeIn-state: $5,198/academic year; Out-of-state: $7,356/academic yearNot offeredNone listed36-40 credit hours in the following areas: English Composition/Oral Communication; Mathematics, Statistics & Logic; Natural & Physical Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Arts & HumanitiesNone listedNone listedNone listedNone listedAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)Reverse transfer credits30+Southern State Community College∼3k students (35% transfer students)Rolling admissionFreeIn-state: $5,162/academic year; Out-of-state: $9,318/academic yearNot offeredNone listed36-40 credit hours in the following areas: English Composition/Oral Communication; Mathematics, Statistics & Logic; Natural & Physical Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Arts & HumanitiesSeveral short certificate programsSome Allied Health programsNone listedSome evening and entire online programsAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)None listed5+University of Cincinnati∼35k students (12% transfer students)Fall semester: July 1; Spring semester: November 1$50In-state: $11,660/academic year; Out-of-state: $26,994/academic year$11,668/academic year, incl. meals$1,000 - $6,000Depending on majorBachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies; BA Communication; BA Psychology; BS PsychologySomeSomeBachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (online); BA Communication (online); all online programsAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Prior Learning Assessment (PLA); Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)Transfer advising; Transfer welcome events; Transfer Workshops; Preliminary credit evaluation500+University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash∼5k students (?% transfer students)Fall semester: July 1; Spring semester: November 15$50In-state: $6,010/academic year; Out-of-state: $14,808/academic yearNot offeredNone listedNone listedNone listedVeterinary Technology; Dental Hygiene Technology; Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA); Radiologic Technology; Nursing; Medical AssistingNone listedNone listedAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM) Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Prior Learning Assessment; Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs) Transfer student orientation10+University of Cincinnati - Clermont∼3k students (7% transfer students)Fall semester: July 1; Spring semester: November 15$50In-state: $5,634/academic year; Out-of-state: $12,866/academic yearNot offeredNone listedEnglish Composition - 6 credit hours; Quantitative Reasoning - 3; Fine Arts, Historical Perspectives, OR Humanities & Literature - 3; Natural Science - 3; Social Science - 3; one First-Year Experience courseOne Year Options (OYO) for adult learners with 600-900 hours at an Ohio Technical Center and an industry credential; Clermont Completion Academy (CCA) for those with a collection of college credits but no degreeNone listedNone listedAll majorsAdvanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Prior Learning Assessment (PLA); Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)Pre-enrollment advising; Transfer student orientation; Transition advising for UC students10+University of Dayton∼8k students (7% transfer students)Fall semester: February 1/July 1; Spring semester: December 1FreeIn-state: $44,890/academic year; Out-of-state: $44,890/academic year$14,580/academic year, incl. meals$12,000; other scholarshipsCommon Academic Program (CAP), 34-55 credit hoursNone listedNone listedNone listedNone listedAdvanced Placement (AP); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB)Pre-enrollment advising; Transfer student orientation270+Wright State University>12k students (6% transfer students)Rolling admissionFreeIn-state: $11,362/academic year; Out-of-state: $20,780/academic year$10,548/academic year, incl. meals$500 - $3,50038 credit hoursOrganizational Leadership, RN-BSN completion, Liberal Studies, Supervision and ManagementSome (e.g. Nursing)None listedSome (e.g. Org. Leadership)Advanced Placement (AP); Career-Technical Assurance Guide (CTAG); College Level Examination Program (CLEP); International Baccalaureate (IB); Military Transfer Assurance Guides (MTAGs); Ohio Transfer Module (OTM); Ohio Transfer to Degree Guaranteed Pathways; Prior Learning Assessment (PLA); Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs)Transfer student orientation; Transfer advising; Transfer Student Resource Center200+Xavier University∼5k students (5% transfer students)Rolling admissionFreeIn-state: $42,460/academic year; Out-of-state: $42,460/academic year$13,310/academic year, incl. meals$10,000 - $24,000Undergraduate Core Curriculum, including First-Year Experience, Ethics/Religion and Society, Liberal Arts perspectives, Cultural Understanding, Skills, and FlagsNone listedNone listedMusic, Theatre, and Radiologic Technology all require an interviewAdult and Professional Education Program (APEX)Advanced Placement (AP); College Level Examination Program (CLEP)Transfer team, incl. admission counselor, academic advisor, and registrar; Transfer student orientation; Transfer advising160+

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