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Columbus State
Location Columbus, GA
Setting Midsize City
Enrollment 7,479
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #995
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Columbus State
Tuition (In State) $4,371
Tuition (Out of State) $15,425
Room & Board $12,080
Avg Net Price $12,902
Avg Grant Aid $9,147
% Receiving Grant Aid 98%


Columbus State
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 3,870
Admitted 3,398
Acceptance Rate 87.8%
Enrolled % 30.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.07
Typical High School Grades B
Admissions Standards Extremely Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 16/23
SAT Range 900/1130
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Jun 30, 2024


Columbus State
Student to Faculty Ratio 17:1
Popular Majors
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (24%)
  • Business (19%)
  • Education (14%)
  • Health Professions (14%)
  • English and Literature (4%)


Columbus State
Graduation Rate 31%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $37,400
Making Student Loan Payments 37%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,000
Median Loan Payment $268


Columbus State
% Men 40%
% Women 60%
Racial Diversity High
% White 51%
% Black 37%
% Hispanic 6%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 0%


Columbus State
% In-State 92%
% Out-of-State 5%


Columbus State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard