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Congratulations on your acceptance to Ohio State and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs!

We are a community committed to making the world a better place and we hope you will join on our mission to lead change.

If you have questions about the Glenn College and our degree programs, please connect with our Recruitment and Engagement Specialist, Sydney Rubin.


Attend a Visit Day!

Go Glenn Days: 

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs invites all admitted students for autumn 2024 to a visitation day. There are multiple visit days offered February through April. You'll hear from Glenn College students, faculty, staff, and alumni about our degrees, internship programs, and opportunities for leadership and civic engagement. A degree from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs is the first step to launching a lifetime of making positive change in the world, and we hope you will take this opportunity to explore all we have to offer.

Connect with Us

Can’t make it to campus? Representatives from the Glenn College will be on the road with Undergraduate Admissions for receptions in Chicago, Cleveland, Dayton, and Cincinnati! Schedule a meeting with Recruitment and Engagement Specialist, Sydney Rubin. Sydney offers 30-minute meetings both in-person and online and is happy to answer any questions you may have as you make your college decision!

Be a doer.

The world needs people who are passionate, motivated and prepared to lead change. At the Glenn College, we are committed to preparing you with the skills to be that change-maker.

Are you with us? 

Watch the video to learn more.


A Message From Dean Trevor Brown

"The world needs leaders driven by their values, public policies that positively impact people’s lives and citizens committed to the public good.
That means we need you."

Watch the video to hear from Dean Brown.

The Glenn College Student Experience

We're a tight-knit community located in the center of Ohio State's Columbus campus. Our students are passionate and committed to serving their communities. 

John Glenn Civic Leadership Community

The John Glenn Civic Leadership Community is a living-learning community for all students who aspire to make a difference in the world and have an interest in public policy, politics, civic engagement, leadership and service. Learn more about the John Glenn Civic Leadership Community.

Our Bachelor of Arts in Public Management and Leadership prepares students to be leaders in public and nonprofit organizations that serve communities and make the world a more better place for all people. Learn more about the BA and potential careers.

The Bachelor of Science in Public Policy Analysis prepares students to analyze, create and implement policies that solve pressing societal problems and build a more just world. Learn more about the BS and potential careers.


Our Admitted Students Playlist has more information about the Glenn College student experience, how to enhance your degree, and how to make the most of your time at Ohio State. Watch and Learn More.

Dinner with the Dean

Join us for an evening in Page Hall to celebrate your admission with Dean Trevor Brown, faculty, staff, students and alumni of the Glenn College.

Thursday, March 21

We look forward to sharing our commitment to making the world a better place with you, while honoring Senator Glenn's legacy to motivate and educate the next generation of public leaders. RSVP Required. Heavy hors d'oeuvres to be served.

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