Eligibility & Cost

Who is Eligible?

  • Students of all majors and from all campuses are eligible to participate
  • The Columbus Program is open primarily to junior and seniors.
  • Students who complete the Columbus Program curriculum and one to three other prescribed courses will have fulfilled the requirements of a minor in political science.
  • A grade point average of 2.50¬† is required to participate in the Columbus Program.
  • Participation in the Columbus Program is selective and internship slots are limited.
  • Click the "apply" link and complete the on line application.

Cost of the Program 

  • Kent State University tuition, housing costs and a small¬†administrative fee.
  • Scholarships and financial awards may apply (please check with the Financial Aid office).
  • Housing costs are comparable to the costs of living in one of the Kent Campus residences halls.