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Columbus State University

Columbus, GA

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Overview

Columbus State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Columbus, GA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA  31907-5645
United States
Contact Mr. Gary Bush
Executive Director of Admissions
Email: bush_gary@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8894

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,273
Applied
4,144
Accepted
6,427
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

3,505
Females Applied
2,801
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,768
Males Applied
1,343
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.07
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 30th September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 30th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 440 570
SAT Math 430 560
ACT Composite 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Fees

10,926
Room & board
6,468
Room only

Financial Aid

10,661
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,851
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,208
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,372
Avg. Loan Aid
1,967
Avg. Grant Aid
5,685
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,427
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.51%
Black or African American 40.67%
White or Caucasian 43.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 2.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 3.26%
Other 1.2%

Gender

Male (39.75%)
Female (60.25%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Greek Week and Black History Month

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Activities Council, Campus Ministry Association, African Students Association and SABER Student Newspaper

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

512
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 255
Part-time - 257
Male - 260
Female - 252
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