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CSU Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Columbus State University Cost?

Learn the base cost of Columbus State University by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. If you're looking for specific information on CSU costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does CSU Charge for Tuition?

$6,241 In-State Tuition & Fees
$17,295 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at Columbus State University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $17,295 for undergraduates. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $6,241 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $15,425 $1,870 $17,295
In-State $4,371 $1,870 $6,241

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Columbus State University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CSU Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. Columbus State University compares well with this national average since its average yearly cost in tuition and fees was $17,295 for out-of-state students.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. In-state undergraduates at CSU pay about $6,241 a year, which is significantly less than the countrywide average.

The chart below shows how CSU compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

Nationwide Southeast Georgia
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Average Average
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Columbus State University Financial Aid.

CSU Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.58% In-State Tuition Increase
0.74% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$25,476 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state CSU tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 0.58% over the past five years. Georgia residents may pay an estimated $6,314 this school year.

If in-state tuition and fees keeps growing at the same pace, the estimated cost for two years at CSU would be $12,664, and $25,476 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.74%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $17,551 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

This would result in a total cost of $35,233 for two years and $70,988 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at CSU.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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