Enrollment Context

Average Freshman HS GPA
Data Explanation
Average Freshman HS GPA
3.10
Average Freshman SAT
Data Explanation
Average Freshman SAT
1081
In-State Freshmen Receiving HOPE or Zell Scholarship
Data Explanation
In-State Freshmen Receiving HOPE or Zell Scholarship
50%
Freshmen Receiving Pell
Data Explanation
Freshmen Receiving Pell
54%
Undergraduate Enrollment
Data Explanation
Undergraduate Enrollment
6,244
Undergraduate Degrees Awarded
Data Explanation
Degrees Awarded
133 Certificates
37 Associate
1,035 Bachelor's

Race / Ethnicity

Data Explanation

39% Black

46% White

3% Asian

8% Hispanic

1% Unknown

3% 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
61% At Columbus State University
66% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Freshman Bachelor's Seekers Retention
67% At Starting Institution
74% Anywhere in USG
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
46% At Columbus State University
55% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
61% At Starting Institution
66% Anywhere in USG
Freshman HOPE/Zell Recipient Outcomes
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Freshman HOPE/Zell Recipient Outcomes
63% 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
62% Enrolled with HOPE or Zell the Next Fall
10% Associate 33% Bachelor's Graduate with HOPE or Zell
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
43% At Columbus State University
50% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
42% 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
64% At Columbus State University
64% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Three-Year Associate Graduation or Enrollment in Bachelor’s Program Rate
50% At Starting Institution
50% Anywhere in USG
Time to Degree in Years
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Time to Degree in Years
5.4 Bachelor's Graduates
4.4 Associate Graduates
USG State University Comparison
Time to Degree in Years
5.1 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

2022-2023 In-State Tuition and Fees
Data Explanation
$6,844
2020-2021 In-State Cost of Attendance
Data Explanation
$19,914
2020-2021 In-State Average Scholarships and Grants
Data Explanation
$6,343
2020-2021 In-State Net Price
Data Explanation
$13,571

Undergraduate Borrowing and Debt Outcomes

Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
52%
$6,188
USG State University Comparison
Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
42%
$6,471
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
71%
$28,059
USG State University Comparison
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
66%
$26,147
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
64%
$21,160
USG State University Comparison
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
54%
$17,432
Cohort Loan Default Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Cohort Loan Default Rate
6%
USG State University Comparison
Cohort Loan Default Rate
8%