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Columbus State University

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Acceptance Rate 78 %
SAT Average 970
Tuition & Fees $17,295
($6,241)
Student Population 8,372
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,786

Academic Overview

Columbus State University Campus, Columbus, GA
Columbus State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Columbus, Georgia. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,241 for Georgia residents and $17,295 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,372 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 78% and the graduation rate is 38% last year.
The salary after graduation from Columbus State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Columbus State University are $6,241 for Georgia residents and $17,295 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,170 for in-state students and $13,264 for out-of-state students.
Columbus State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$6,241$17,295
Graduate$8,170$13,264
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at CSU. The acceptance rate of CSU is 78% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 46%. The average graduation rate is 38% and the transfer-out rate is 2%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,786 and 84% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,372 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Columbus State University is 78 %.
Acceptance Rate
78%
Graduation Rate for Columbus State University is 38 %
Graduation Rate
38%
Transfer-out Rate for Columbus State University is 2 %
Transfer-out Rate
2%
Retention Rate for Columbus State University is 72 %
Retention Rate
72%
Student Population for Columbus State University is 8,372
Student Population
8,372
Student to Faculty Ratio for Columbus State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,786 at Columbus State University.
Financial Aid Amount
$6,786

Offered Degrees

CSU offers 109 major programs through online and on-site education where 18 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate130
One but less than two years certificate20
Associate's Degree60
Bachelor's Degree457
Post Bachelor's Degree60
Master's Degree299
Post Master's Degree71
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11

Special Learning Opportunities

Columbus State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,485)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,050)

Veterans Benefits

Columbus State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges