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Columbus State University

  • Columbus, GA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 7,021
    total students
  • $5,098 | $17,994
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 30
    fall application deadline
  • 55%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 491
    sat math
  • 499
    sat reading
  • 482
    sat writing
  • 20
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drawing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,172
    • Accepted1,775
    • Acceptance Rate55%
    • Enrolled7,021
    • Female Applicants1,944
    • Females Accepted1,062
    • Female Acceptance Rate54%
    • Male Applicants1,228
    • Males Accepted713
    • Male Acceptance Rate58%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.4
      proof of immunization
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.15
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen June 30th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer June 30th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 499 440 550
    • SAT Math 491 440 550
    • SAT Writing 482 420 530
    • ACT Composite 20 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,098
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,994
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,800.00
    • Room and board *$8,880.00
    • Room only *$4,080.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students7,021
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.18%
    • Black or African American35.72%
    • White or Caucasian52.47%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.51%
    • Asian2.12%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.26%
    • Two or more races2.75%
    • Unknown%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.98% representing 40 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students15% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 19%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Student Activities Council, Campus Ministry Association, African Students Association, SABER Student Newspaper
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division 1 Yes
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 2 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle No Division 1 Yes
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty500
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 6,311 students to 371 faculty

Location & Contact

4225 University Avenue
GA 31907-5645



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