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Summer session begins May 24 and Fall semester begins August 23rd.

Rhodes State – Your Life Off Pause

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Rhodes State is the perfect place to prepare for your future by offering over 65 associate degree and certificate programs including the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees. Want to learn more? Email or register to attend an online live admissions sessions by CLICKING HERE.

Rhodes State Campus Tours Now Available!

Campus visits include a full walking tour of campus and a presentation from a New Student Success Navigator to get all your questions answered.  Financial Aid Counselors will also be available during your visit.

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Important Registration and Payment Dates

Click Here to view information regarding when registration opens each semester, when semester classes start, when fees are due, and deadlines for dropping classes.

Registration Instructions

STARS Online is Rhodes State’s web interface that allows students to register for classes in addition to viewing information such as transcripts and fee assessments. Students may also change personal information such as their address and emergency contacts. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions 419-995-8320.  

Registration Instructions 

Affordable Tuition

Rhodes State College is an affordable option. We are 58% less than area universities. See below for details. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); Rhodes State's code is 010027Additional Financial Aid information available.

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$500 Summer 6 Scholarship

Four, $500 scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in the Spring 2021 semester, who enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours for the Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 semester. 

Student Eligibility:

All Spring 2021 non-CCP students will be eligible for the Summer 6 scholarship, so long as they meet the following criteria:

  • Non-CCP student enrolled in the Spring 2021 semester;
  • Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA (on file, verification may be needed);
  • Register for Summer semester no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, April 30th
  • Register for a minimum of 6 credit hours for the Summer 2021 semester
  • Enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours for Fall 2021; and
  • Have no holds on their account preventing registration.

Visit STARS online to register. Stay on Track. Review your DARS audit or education plan for required and recommended courses. Need assistance?  Contact your academic advisor with questions regarding your educational plan. 

Up to $1,000 Available to Support Your Return to Rhodes!

If you stepped away from Rhodes due to the pandemic (Spring, Fall or Summer 2020), we are providing you with up to $1,000 ($500 for part-time students) to help support your return in Summer or Fall 2021.

Return to Rhodes

Reactivate Now by completing this form and returning it to: The Office of Advising, PS Rm 148, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima, OH 45804. Reactivation is required if you have not enrolled in the past two semesters. Welcome back!

If you are planning to attend Rhodes State and transfer courses back to your home college or university, you are considered a Transient (Guest) Student. Save money by taking a class or two here...Rhodes State is about half the cost of  a university. Search for classes using STARS Online.Once you are admitted, here are your Next Steps.

3 and a Book Transient Scholarship program

This program provides transient (guest) students who enroll in Summer 2021 with a free book. Students must register for at least one course of 3 semester hours or more to obtain a free book that is required for that class.