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Empowering girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders.

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Admission Events



The best way to learn about CSG’s empowering learning environment is to visit and experience it in person. We offer several event options for prospective families to visit our campus, and also welcome families to schedule individual visits. To schedule an individual visit, go here to find out more.

Important Dates & Deadlines:

  • February 6, 2017: Admission and Financial Assistance Paperwork Due for First Round Decisions
  • March 1, 2017: Notification of Admission Decisions
  • March 9, 2017: New Admission First Round Decision Contracts Due

Independent School Entrance Exams (ISEE)

Columbus School for Girls Dates (grades 5-12)

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 8:00-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00-11:30 a.m.

To register for an ISEE, go here.

Admission Open House

Each fall, we host a large, interactive Open House on a Sunday afternoon. This event is designed for families and is an ideal introduction to the school for parents and children of all ages. This year’s Open House was Sunday, October 30, 2016. To learn more about future admission events, click on any of the dates below!


November 15, 2016- New Albany Neighborhood Reception

CSG is in Your Community! Columbus School for Girls is pleased to host a New Albany Neighborhood Reception for prospective families interested in learning more about how CSG empowers girls to reach their full potential. Join CSG staff members, alumnae, and current CSG families from the New Albany area for an inspiring evening. Click here to RSVP.


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

6:30-8:00 pm

Heit Center

150 W Main St.

New Albany, OH 43054


November 16, 2016-Upper Arlington Neighborhood Reception

CSG is in Your Community! Columbus School for Girls is pleased to host an Upper Arlington Neighborhood Reception for prospective families interested in learning more about how CSG empowers girls to reach their full potential. Join CSG staff members, alumnae, and current CSG families from the Upper Arlington area for an inspiring evening.


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

6:30-8:00 p.m.



*The reception will be held in a private home in Upper Arlington. Details regarding location will be provided via email once the RSVP is received.



November 30, 2016 - Prospective Parent Coffee for PYC and LS

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Prospective parents interested in PYC and Lower School are invited to come meet with the Divisional Directors of each School and take a tour of campus. RSVP here.

December 1, 2016 - Prospective Parent Coffee for MS and US

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 9:00-10:30 a.m.

Prospective parents interested in Middle School and Upper School are invited to come meet with the Divisional Directors of each School and take a tour of campus. RSVP here.

January 7, 2017 - PYC Visit Day

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 8:00 a.m.-noon

PYC applicants visit in small groups on select Saturday mornings in January and February. Teachers will observe the girls as they explore classroom materials and work with each visitor individually. While the students spend time in the classroom, we invite parents to join Amy Whitley, Interim Director of the Program for Young Children, in the Mansion Living Room for refreshments and a discussion about our PYC curriculum and program.


Before the visit, we will confirm all details with parents via e-mail. Following your visit, we value the opportunity to share feedback and ensure that our teachers gained an accurate picture of your daughter’s current development and strengths.

January 11, 2017 - Prospective Parent Coffee for PYC and LS

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 9:00-10:30 a.m.


Prospective parents interested in PYC and Lower School are invited to come meet with the Divisional Directors of each School and take a tour of campus.

January 12, 2017 - Prospective Parent Coffee for MS and US

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:00-10:30 a.m.


Prospective parents interested in Middle School and Upper School are invited to come meet with the Divisional Directors of each School and take a tour of campus.

February 4, 2017 - PYC Visit Day

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00 a.m.-noon


PYC applicants visit in small groups on select Saturday mornings in January and February. Teachers will observe the girls as they explore classroom materials and work with each vistior individually. While the students spend time in the classroom, we invite parents to join Amy Whitley, Interim Director of the Program for Young Children, in the Mansion Living Room for refreshments and a discussion about our PYC curriculum and program.


Before the visit, we will confirm all details with parents via e-mail. Following your visit, we value the opportunity to share feedback and ensure that our teachers gained an accurate picture of your daughter’s current development and strengths.

February 6, 2017 - Admission and Financial Assistance Paperwork Due

February 6, 2017
First Round Decisions

March 1, 2017 - Notification of Admission Decisions

March 1, 2017


Applicants will be notified about admission status.

March 1, 2017 - Merit Scholarship Finalist Interviews

More information coming soon.

March 2, 2017 - Upper School Breakfast for Accepted Students

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:00-9:30 a.m.

March 3, 2017 - Welcome Reception for Parents of Accepted Students

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 6:00-7:3o p.m.

March 9, 2017 - New Admission First Round Decision Contracts Due

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