Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,241

$17,295

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
440
75th
530
25th
420
75th
23
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,179
Declined 1,157
Total Received 5,336
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Public

7,798

undergraduate students

1,845

graduate students

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School Facts

Columbus State University, founded in 1958, is a public institution that became a senior member of the University System of Georgia in 1965. Its 132-acre modern campus is located in Columbus, 94 miles from Atlanta.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,643
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational

132-acre campus in Columbus (population: 197,485), 94 miles from Atlanta; classes offered at Fort Benning and in Americus, Griffin, LaGrange, and Thomaston. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Atlanta. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Columbus State University
4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA
31907-5645

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
440
75th
530
25th
420
75th
23
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 15
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,179
Declined 1,157
Total Received 5,336

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,786

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,371
Room $6,282
Board $4,270
Additional fees $1,870
Books & supplies $1,440
Total $18,233
Average Financial Aid - $6,786
Total with Avg. Aid $11,447

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,003,224
State
Institutional $41,441
Other external $50,908
Total $14,095,573

Non-need-based

Federal $18,772
State $10,563,618
Institutional $783,639
Other external $788,943
Total $12,154,972

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 264-2035
F: 706 568-2230
financial_aid@columbusstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, bass fishing, cheerleading, cycling, football, martial arts, outdoor adventures, paintball, shot gun, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Belt Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Drawing.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
General Studies.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
History, General.
Information Technology.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Rhetoric and Composition.
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Computer Science
  3. Early Childhood Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-medicine

9,643

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

7,798
students

Female
60%
4,673

Male
40%
3,125

19%

1,845
students

Female
64%
1,183

Male
36%
662

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

64%

4,953
students

Female
61%
3,032

Male
39%
1,921

36%

2,845
students

Female
58%
1,641

Male
42%
1,204

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
38%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 30

Winter: December 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

21

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Brazil
Colombia
Jamaica
Kenya
South Africa
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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