Apply Now to Catholic Z

At Catholic Z, we offer an array of undergraduate and graduate programs in both traditional and online formats. We seek to provide an application experience that symbolizes our commitment to every one of our students.


Catholic Z is an exclusive member of the Common Application Group. Traditional first-year and transfer applicants are required to complete the Common Application by the appropriate deadline. (Summer Session applicants, see below.) Catholic Z has a test-free admission policy, meaning Catholic Z will not consider standardized tests as part of the review for admission, the Z Honors Program, and for all merit scholarships. 


Candidates seeking admission to all graduate programs (except Columbus School of Law) apply with the Catholic Z online application. Deadlines vary by program. (Summer Session applicants, see below.)

Columbus School of Law

Candidates seeking admission to the Columbus School of Law are required to complete the application provided by the Law School Admission Council.

Adult and Professional Studies

Catholic Z offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs for the working professional.

Online Programs

Catholic Z offers select programs online to benefit those who desire the convenience of online education from a traditional and respected institution. The Z’s online programs offer practical, applications-oriented curricula, designed to help students move forward in their professional careers.

Summer Sessions

Enrollment in Summer Session courses is open to undergraduate and graduate students from other colleges and universities. An application is required. Current Catholic Z students do not need to fill out an application. They can register for courses directly through Cardinal Station.