Prospective freshman and transfer students can apply to Ohio State directly as Public Affairs majors. As long as they are admissible to the University, they will be admitted to the Glenn College. For more information about the Ohio State application, and undergraduate admissions processes please visit undergrad.osu.edu.
Incoming freshmen also have the opportunity to participate in the John Glenn Civic Leadership Community and live with other students interested in service and policy.
Future students and their families can schedule a visit to the John Glenn College as a part of The Ohio State University admissions process. Register for a campus visit on the OSU Campus Visit website, and select "Public Affairs" under "Academic Interest."
Prospective students can also schedule individualized visits by emailing Chris Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org. When emailing to schedule a visit, please answer the following questions in your email body:
Current Ohio State StudentsAny Ohio State student in good standing can declare either major at any time. To declare the major, please call 614-292-8696 to make an appointment with a member of our advising staff.
Double MajorsThe Glenn College encourages students to consider pursuing double majors. Public Affairs is a diverse field that pairs well with many different programs on campus and adding a second major can be a great way to enrich your curriculum through policy studies. Most double major programs can be completed without adding significant time to degree.