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Mission Statement

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

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Why CSG?

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Click the link to learn more about life at Columbus School for Girls.

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CSG's Annual Fund

CSG's Annual Fund helps bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost to educate a CSG student. Your gift makes a CSG education possible.

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ScholarShop is CSG’s online apparel shop that benefits CSG scholarships, including the Alumnae Board Merit Scholarship.

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 4, 2019: Admission and Financial Assistance Paperwork Due for First Round Decisions
  • March 1, 2019: Notification of Admission Decisions
  • March 12, 2019: New Admission First Round Decision Contracts Due

Independent School Entrance Exams (ISEE)

Columbus School for Girls Dates (grades 5-12)

School code: 361530

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

To register for an ISEE, go here.

Thursday Tours

*Thursday Tours not offered in December or January. Please consider a CSG Preview Day during those months!


Potential families will have the opportunity to tour the campus, observe classes in session, and explore the academic, athletic, and arts programs at CSG. A tour is available every Thursday morning at 8:30am, no RSVP required! Come and learn why CSG is the best choice for your daughter's education!


For more information or to schedule an individual visit, contact the Office of Admission at 614.252.0781, ext. 442 or admissions@columbusschoolforgirls.org.

February 2, 2019 - PYC Visit Day

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 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 Jamie Schiff, 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 4, 2019 - Admission and Financial Assistance Paperwork Due

February 4, 2019
First Round Decisions

March 1, 2019 - Notification of Admission & FA Decisions

March 1, 2019

Applicants will be notified about admission status.

March 12, 2019 - New Admission First Round Decision Contracts Due