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Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia

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Overview

Student Population
8,076
Columbus State University overview
Location Columbus, Georgia
Online columbusstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Columbus State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Columbus, Georgia, Columbus State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,881 prospective students applied, and 2,288 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,052 enrolled in the school.  5,152 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,924 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $4,371 plus fees of $1,870. Columbus State is ranked 990 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

3/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Columbus State is rated within the lower 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Columbus State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Columbus State University overview
SAT 860/1100
ACT 18/22
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
79.4% 
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Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$4,371
In State Costs for Columbus State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $10,977
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$22,068
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,425
Out of State Costs for Columbus State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $10,977
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$33,122

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
31% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Columbus State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 24%
Business 19%
Education 14%
Health Professions 14%
English and Literature 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139366 IPEDS survey data for Columbus State University.

Current students may use the Columbus State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.