Enrollment Context

Average Freshman HS GPA
Data Explanation
Average Freshman HS GPA
3.06
Average Freshman SAT
Data Explanation
Average Freshman SAT
1033
In-State Freshmen Receiving HOPE or Zell Scholarship
Data Explanation
In-State Freshmen Receiving HOPE or Zell Scholarship
63%
Freshmen Receiving Pell
Data Explanation
Freshmen Receiving Pell
49%
Undergraduate Enrollment
Data Explanation
Undergraduate Enrollment
6,683
Undergraduate Degrees Awarded
Data Explanation
Degrees Awarded
137 Certificates
40 Associate
1,184 Bachelor's

Race / Ethnicity

Data Explanation

39% Black

47% White

3% Asian

7% 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
75% At Columbus State University
81% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Freshman Bachelor's Seekers Retention
73% At Starting Institution
81% Anywhere in USG
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
63% At Columbus State University
73% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Freshman Associate Seekers Retention
67% At Starting Institution
73% 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
60% Enrolled with HOPE or Zell the Next Fall
16% Associate 36% Bachelor's Graduate with HOPE or Zell
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
39% At Columbus State University
45% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Six-Year Bachelor's Graduation Rate
43% At Starting Institution
57% 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
61% At Columbus State University
61% Anywhere in USG
USG State University Comparison
Three-Year Associate Graduation or Enrollment in Bachelor’s Program Rate
48% At Starting Institution
48% Anywhere in USG
Time to Degree in Years
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Time to Degree in Years
5.5 Bachelor's Graduates
6.7 Associate Graduates
USG State University Comparison
Time to Degree in Years
5.1 Bachelor's Graduates
4.4 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

2020-2021 In-State Tuition and Fees
Data Explanation
$7,334
2019-2020 In-State Cost of Attendance
Data Explanation
$19,216
2019-2020 In-State Average Scholarships and Grants
Data Explanation
$7,361
2019-2020 In-State Net Price
Data Explanation
$11,855

Undergraduate Borrowing and Debt Outcomes

Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
58%
$6,497
USG State University Comparison
Percent Borrowing and Average Amount Per Year
50%
$6,298
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
68%
$27,584
USG State University Comparison
Bachelor's Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
67%
$26,746
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
65%
$24,021
USG State University Comparison
Associate Graduates Percent Borrowed and Cumulative Debt
54%
$18,902
Cohort Loan Default Rate
Data Explanation
Columbus State University
Cohort Loan Default Rate
8%
USG State University Comparison
Cohort Loan Default Rate
11%