Overview

Student Population
8,453
Columbus State University overview
Location Columbus, Georgia
Online columbusstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Columbus State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

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 3,483 prospective students applied, and 1,860 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 958 enrolled in the school.  5,305 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,148 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $4,264 plus fees of $1,870. Columbus State is ranked 906 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Columbus State University overview
SAT 950/1140
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.15
Applications Accepted
53.4% 
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Applications Due Jun 30, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Georgia Resident Tuition
$4,264
In State Costs for Columbus State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $10,762
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$21,746
Out of State Tuition
$15,050
Out of State Costs for Columbus State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$1,870
Room and Board $10,762
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$32,532

Outcomes

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

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%

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