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Columbus is a public university. Founded in 1958, it became a senior member of the University System of Georgia in 1965. Its 132-acre modern campus is located in Columbus, 94 miles from Atlanta.

Website: www.columbusstate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
6,640
Undergraduate
Students
(59.6%) 3,960 Women
(40.4%) 2,680 Men
1,436
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 3,841 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.14
SAT Math
480 average
420-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
505 average
450-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,430
Out-of-state: $34,912
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,200
Out-of-state: $20,682
Room and Board
$9,380
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$10,568
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,587
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
292
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Columbus Population
202,824
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
39.6% Black/African-American
6.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
49.2% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
1.2% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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