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Applying to CSU

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 79.42%
Yield 45.98%
SAT Score 980
ACT Score 20
Applicants 2,881

Applying To CSU

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 79.42% at Columbus State University where a total of 2,881 students applied and 2,288 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 980 and the average ACT score is 20. It requires five items to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Columbus State University.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationadmissions.columbusstate.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.columbusstate.edu/index.php
Acceptance Rate79%
Average Test Scores980 SAT / 20 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 79.42% where a total of 2,881 students (937 men and 1,944 women) have applied to CSU and 2,288 (863 men and 1,425 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 445 male and 607 female students have enrolled into CSU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 45.98%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at CSU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,8819371,944
Admitted2,2888631,425
Enrolled1,052445607
Acceptance Rate 79.42% 92.10% 73.30%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 45.98% 51.56% 42.60%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At CSU, 637 applicants (64% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 450 applicants (45%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 980 and the average ACT score is 20 at CSU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,100 and 25th percentile score is 860. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 66 and the 25th percentile score is 51. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at CSU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at CSU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing440570
SAT Math420530
ACT Composite1822
ACT Math1722
ACT English1622
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Columbus State University requires 5 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Columbus State University
Application Requirements for CSU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Columbus State University is Semester. Columbus State University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Columbus State University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training