Registration for the Language Excellence and Academic Preparedness program opens in the spring semester. Please apply online. Only 30 international students will be able to participate in LEAP.
Why apply to LEAP
- The program is basically FREE. Students have to pay the $700 fee upfront, but will be reimbursed with a $700 scholarship if they successfully complete the program. Visit the Program Overview to learn what are the requirements to successfully complete LEAP
- Students will arrive early to Ohio State and have the opportunity to improve their spoken English skills and their academic preparedness
- Students will explore campus resources and get acclimated to life in Columbus
- Upon completion of LEAP, students will be overall, more prepared to start their college journey at Ohio State
Students who register to participate in LEAP will be automatically scheduled for an immigration check-in appointment and will be attending orientation session 1.