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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

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 5, 2018: Admission and Financial Assistance Paperwork Due for First Round Decisions
  • March 1, 2018: Notification of Admission Decisions
  • March 12, 2018: New Admission First Round Decision Contracts Due

Independent School Entrance Exams (ISEE)

Columbus School for Girls Dates (grades 5-12)

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. - noon
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. - noon
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. - 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 is Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 1-3 p.m.


Thursday Tours

Every Thursday except September 21st, December 7th, December 14th, and January 11th.


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.

October 11, 2017 - Alumnae Admission Event

December 7, 2017 - CSG Preview

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m

Prospective parents interested inCSG are invited to come meet with the Divisional Directors and take a tour of campus. RSVP Here


January 11, 2018 - CSG Preview

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - CSG Preview.

Prospective parents interested in CSG are invited to come meet with the Divisional Directors and take a tour of campus. RSVP Here


January 20, 2018 - PYC Visit Day

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 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 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.

January 25, 2018 - CSG Preview

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - CSG Preview.

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

February 3, 2018 - PYC Visit Day

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 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 5, 2018 - Admission and Financial Assistance Paperwork Due

February 5, 2018
First Round Decisions

February 27, 2018 - Merit Scholarship Finalist Interviews

More information coming soon.

March 1, 2018 - Notification of Admission & FA Decisions

March 1, 2018


Applicants will be notified about admission status.

March 2, 2018 - Welcome Reception for All New Parents

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

March 6, 2018 - Upper School Breakfast for Accepted Students & Parents

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 8:00-9:30 a.m.

March 12, 2018 - New Admission First Round Decision Contracts Due