Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia

Overview

Address4225 University Ave
School Websitewww.columbusstate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Columbus State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Columbus, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,841 students applied to Columbus State University. Of those students, 2,166 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Columbus State University was $4,264, in addition to fees of $1,870. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Columbus State University.

Columbus State University has a 38% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Columbus State University acceptance rate is 56%. To put this into perspective, 2,166 of the 3,841 students who applied to Columbus State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Columbus State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Columbus State University had an SAT score between the range of 870 and 1,100. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Columbus State University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Columbus State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Columbus State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,264. Combined with fees of $1,870, room and board costs of $10,762, other expenses of $3,500 and the $1,350 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $21,746.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,920 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Columbus State University to $32,532 for out-of-state students.

Students at Columbus State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Columbus State University was $4,806 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 52%.

Columbus State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Columbus State University.

Columbus State University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 91% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 7% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Columbus State University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Columbus State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 36% students enroll at Columbus State University part-time; the other 5,152 students enrolled full-time.

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