Enrollment Context

Average Freshman HS GPA
Data Explanation
Average Freshman HS GPA
3.18
Average Freshman SAT
Data Explanation
Average Freshman SAT
1057
In-State Freshmen Receiving HOPE or Zell Scholarship
Data Explanation
In-State Freshmen Receiving HOPE or Zell Scholarship
61%
Freshmen Receiving Pell
Data Explanation
Freshmen Receiving Pell
51%
Undergraduate Enrollment
Data Explanation
Undergraduate Enrollment
6,299
Undergraduate Degrees Awarded
Data Explanation
Degrees Awarded
106 Certificates
35 Associate
1,050 Bachelor's

Race / Ethnicity

Data Explanation

38% Black

50% White

3% Asian

7% Hispanic

0% Unknown

2% Two or more races

<1% American Indian / Alaska Native

<1% Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

Undergraduate Student Outcomes

Freshman Bachelor's Seekers Retention
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Freshman Bachelor's Seekers Retention
72% At Columbus State University
76% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Freshman Bachelor's Seekers Retention
72% At Starting Institution
80% Anywhere in USG
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
66% At Columbus State University
76% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
64% At Starting Institution
70% Anywhere in USG
Freshman HOPE/Zell Recipient Outcomes
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Freshman HOPE/Zell Recipient Outcomes
59% Enrolled with HOPE or Zell the Next Fall
NR Associate 26% Bachelor's Graduate with HOPE or Zell
USG State University Comparison
Freshman HOPE/Zell Recipient Outcomes
59% Enrolled with HOPE or Zell the Next Fall
15% Associate 35% Bachelor's Graduate with HOPE or Zell
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
40% At Columbus State University
47% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
44% At Starting Institution
55% Anywhere in USG
Three-Year Associate Graduation or Enrollment in Bachelor’s Program Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Three-Year Associate Graduation or Enrollment in Bachelor’s Program Rate
69% At Columbus State University
69% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Three-Year Associate Graduation or Enrollment in Bachelor’s Program Rate
49% At Starting Institution
49% Anywhere in USG
Time to Degree in Years
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Time to Degree in Years
5.5 Bachelor's Graduates
5.3 Associate Graduates
USG State University Comparison
Time to Degree in Years
5.3 Bachelor's Graduates
4.3 Associate Graduates

Further Information

For wages of Columbus State University graduates working in Georgia, visit the Governor's Office of Student Achievement Georgia Higher Learning and Earning dashboard.

For retention and graduation for specific populations, visit USG by the Numbers.

Visit Columbus State University's profile on the federal College Navigator or College Scorecard website.

Visit Columbus State University's website and their Net Price Calculator.

Affordability Context

2019-2020 In-State Tuition and Fees
Data Explanation
$7,334
2017-2018 In-State Cost of Attendance
Data Explanation
$18,025
2017-2018 In-State Average Scholarships and Grants
Data Explanation
$6,709
2017-2018 In-State Net Price
Data Explanation
$11,316

Undergraduate Borrowing and Debt Outcomes

Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
61%
$5,802
USG State University Comparison
Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
63%
$6,079
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
70%
$27,898
USG State University Comparison
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
69%
$27,592
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
77%
$25,668
USG State University Comparison
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
51%
$18,692
Cohort Loan Default Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Cohort Loan Default Rate
9%
USG State University Comparison
Cohort Loan Default Rate
10%