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Columbus State University was awarded 241 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other education.
CSU is ranked #1,351 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when CSU held the #1,420 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 69 colleges in Georgia, CSU is ranked at #40.
The acceptance rate at Columbus State University is 78%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that CSU is a good fit for you.
About 39% of students accepted to CSU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 550. Math scores were between 420 and 530.
Learn more about Columbus State University admissions.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Columbus State University, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Columbus State University is 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate of 75% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Columbus State University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at CSU is 14%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Columbus State University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,877 undergraduates at CSU with 4,708 being full-time and 2,169 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CSU, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CSU, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $6,497 a year. That adds up to $25,988 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CSU is 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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See which majors at Columbus State University make the most money.
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Contact details for CSU are given below.
|Address:||4225 University Ave, Columbus, GA 31907-5645|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Computer Information Systems||80||$50,668|
|Health Sciences & Services||63||$26,933|
|Communication & Media Studies||58||$31,890|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||54||$33,237|
|Business Administration & Management||49||$31,730|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||42||$36,741|
|Health & Physical Education||41||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at Columbus State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 7,082 students took at least one online class at Columbus State University. This is an increase from the 3,779 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*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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