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Thanks for your interest in applying to Washington State College of Ohio. Remember, WSCO is an open-enrollment institution. That means that we don’t require specific test scores or GPAs for a student to be admitted* to the College. However, students interested in applying to Washington State must be a high school graduate or possess a high school equivalency (such as a GED). Oh, and what about the cost to apply? We think college should be accessible to everyone so we’re committed to keeping our application FREE to all students.**

*Some Health programs and the Chemical Dependency Counseling program at WSCO are selective. For our health programs, learn more here. For our Chemical Dependency Counseling Program, learn more here.

**WSCO is not able to accept residents of California

Recommended Apply By Dates

Entry SemesterApply By Date*
Fall (August)July 1
Spring (January)November 15
Summer (May)April 15
*PLEASE NOTE: These dates are recommendations. You can still apply after the dates.

Ready to begin?

If you are unable to apply online, you can find a paper copy of the admissions application here. Download and print the paper version to mail or fax.

After you Apply

Taking classes after high school?

High school graduates are encouraged to send official high school transcript/high school equivalency (such as a GED) to the Admissions Office. Although transcripts are not required for general admission to the college, they are required for scholarships and selective admissions programs in health.

Taking classes while still in middle or high school? 

High school transcripts or test scores are required for admission. A full checklist can be found here.

Need help? Contact Admissions at 740.568.1900 or