Columbia State is a public college located in Columbia, Tennessee. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,607 undergraduate students. The Columbia State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), and Nursing. Graduating 27% of students, Columbia State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,700.
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.44 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.40 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.40 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities431 Graduates
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic)135 Graduates
Veterinary Technician and Assistant24 Graduates
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technician17 Graduates
Radiation Therapy16 Graduates
Health Professions14 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science13 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Columbia State Community College Reviews
I have had a great experience at Columbia State. The professors for my classes were engaging with their students, avid about teaching students, having them learn the content of the courses more than having us memorize material just to pass a test. The tuition is also affordable. I was also able to choose classes around my work schedule, which helped immensely! I am very glad I went there.
My experience at Columbia State Community College during the summer semester of 2017-2018 was an success! My instructors were great, willing to help, and also pushed me to believe in myself. Your success is based upon your dedication,determination, and at the end of the day its up to you. I am thankful for such caring staff and I completed my two Statistic courses with A averages! I am proud.
I attended Columbia State Community College from 2016-2017. Overall, I had an amazing experience. The faculty and staff were all so welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Whenever an issue arose or if I ever needed help, I knew I could count on them to guide me. The classes were taught by interesting and knowledgeable professors. The school's atmosphere was one of acceptance and southern hospitality. The classes were held at an appropriate level of difficulty. I never felt overwhelmed or as if they expected the impossible of me. I enjoyed the year and a half that I spent there, and I would recommend this school to anyone in the Tennessee area looking to attend a Community College.