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Columbus State Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Columbus State students.

Columbus State Student Population

28,159 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Columbus State Community College?

Columbus State total enrollment is approximately 28,159 students.

Columbus State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Columbus State undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.

Columbus State Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Columbus State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Columbus State Community College Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,606
Black or African American 1,268
Unknown 541
Multi-Ethnic 494
Asian 322
Hispanic 217
International 211
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Columbus State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #771 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  771 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  78.08 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Columbus State Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Columbus State overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Columbus State is ranked 1,265 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1265 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  66.64 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Columbus State Racial Demographics:

Columbus State Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 15,667
Black or African American 5,543
Unknown 2,353
Multi-Ethnic 1,747
Asian 1,337
Hispanic 832
International 565
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 29

Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Columbus State ranks 79 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  79 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  97.94 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Columbus State Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 15,228 female students and 12,931 male students at Columbus State.

International Students at Columbus State

Students from 66 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

Learn more about international students at Columbus State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
38.21% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  89.46 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Columbus State, 38.21% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Columbus State Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,580
20-21 4,816
22-24 4,312
25-29 3,679
35 and over 3,202
30-34 1,817
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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