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Experience Zane State College

For over 50 years, Zane State has been a staple in our community. We have been here through thick and thin. With over 13,000 grads, we are in the official business of helping students achieve their goals. After all, we are top in the state for our graduation rate

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Get Started

Step 1

Apply for Admission

It’s simple, and it doesn’t cost a thing. Click here to get started.

Step 2

Send Your Transcripts and Scores

Send us your high school transcripts, GED, exam scores, and/or college transcripts. Click Here to learn more.

Step 3

Apply for Financial Aid

Don’t forget to fill out the FAFSA, and our scholarship application!

Explore Your


Find Your Place at Zane State

We have 29 programs that lead to an associate degree, short-term industry-recognized training, and an Electrical Engineering Technology Bachelor’s degree. Discover all of our programs and certificates.

We make the transition from homeschool to college seamless.  Applying is simple and your academic Success Coach will ensure you are signed up for the right course.

Our general education credits are guaranteed to transfer among Ohio’s public colleges and universities.  Start with our transfer degrees and save thousands.

Now might be the perfect time to update your skills.  Increase your earning potential and advance in your career.  Check out our short-term training opportunities.

Why Choose Zane State

Schedule a Visit


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Admissions Appointment

Speak with us one-on-one on campus or from the comfort of your home.

Learning Labs

Sit in on a class, or two, or three! See if the lab and program is what you had in mind.


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Campus Tour

Tour our beautiful campus with one of our student tour guides!

Self-Guided Tour

Explore campus at your own pace. Visit on the weekends if that is what fits your schedule best and follow the QR codes around campus.


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Visit Campus

Bring a student organization, club, or class to campus.

Host Zane State College

Let our team come to you! We are on the road and would love to speak to your students in your preferred format.

Discover All Programs

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College Credit Plus

The College Credit Plus (CCP) Program provides students in grades 7-12 with the opportunity to enroll in college courses, enabling them to earn college credit while meeting high school graduation requirements at the same time.

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Fully Online

Get a quality education from the comfort of your home without having to come to the Zanesville Campus! Balance family and work, take classes when it’s convenient for you and have access to FREE Tutoring and student support services. Now is a great time to earn your online certificate or degree.

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Training & Certificates

With Zane State’s short-term training, you’ll gain the competitive advantage needed to advance your career, and fill your knowledge gap quickly. Plus, while you’re earning your short-term certificate, you’re also earning college credit towards a degree.

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Beginning your college education with a Transfer Degree allows you to combine the benefits of an affordable education from Zane State College during your freshman and sophomore years and the traditional college experience at a four-year institution as an upperclassman.

Take Action

Step 2: Send Your Transcripts and Scores

High school and college transcripts should be ordered from the institution you attended and sent directly to the Admissions Office. Transcripts will help us place you into the appropriate classes

GED can be ordered at https://www.ged.com/

 If transcripts are unavailable or you are not sure of your math or English placement level, you can schedule a placement test here: https://my.zanestate.edu/ICS/Resources/Testing_Center/