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Columbus State University
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  • 4 Year
  • COLUMBUS, GA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

4225 UNIVERSITY AVE
COLUMBUS, GA 31907
About Columbus State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference
From Columbus State University

Great universities inspire the very best in us. By offering exceptional facilities, ideal class sizes, and unique field experiences, our students have room to CREATE! With two campuses, our university caters to our students to ensure we challenge them to think in new ways, turn ideas into innovations, and build a career for today's global economy. Your educational excellence is at the center of all that we do! The university provides a creative, deeply personal, and relevant college experience for students interested in realizing their full potential. Our programs go beyond the scope of the classroom with programs you will find challenging and engaging! At CSU you have the possibility of participating in internships with local Fortune 500 companies, undergraduate and graduate level research, Honors College, and study abroad! Come explore why CSU is the perfect place to Create your Future!

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Columbus State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
June 30
Acceptance Rate
79%
SAT Range
870-1130
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,571 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,234 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 93 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 112 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 111 responses

Majors

Class of 2027 Convocation

academic spotlight

More than 275 first-year and current students, faculty and staff packed Columbus State University’s Davidson Auditorium on Thursday, Aug. 17 for its First-Year Convocation. Now in its 19th year, the annual gathering provided a special welcome to students comprising the university’s Class of 2027.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    51%
  • On Campus
    32%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,274 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,129
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Average
    28%
  • Outgoing
    18%
  • Unique
    17%
  • Avarege
    14%
  • Well-intentioned and hard working
    12%
  • Friendly
    7%
  • Determined to be the best
    1%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 136 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 152 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 82 responses
  • Constantly improving!
    18%
  • Straight
    16%
  • Up to par
    16%
  • Keeps me working and studying hard
    15%
  • Work in progress
    15%
  • The school itself is beautiful.
    9%
  • Intriguing
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 59 responses

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