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Is CSU a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$119,146 Avg Total Cost

Columbus State University Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a CSU degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the CSU annual value report below.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality
Fair Price

Columbus State University is ranked #1,086 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Columbus State University is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  1086 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  51.54 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

SchoolTotal PriceValue Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $119,146 for a CSU Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from CSU will cost you about $119,146. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $24,926 and a typical 4.78 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$24,926
Average Years to Graduate4.78
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$119,146

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about CSU cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$74,989 In-State With Aid
$144,409 Avg Cost No Aid
4.78 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how CSU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$144,409#0F
All Students$119,146#1,086C
Only Students Receiving Aid$111,603#918C+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$107,794#F
All Students$82,531#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$74,989#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Georgia.

About 97% of CSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average CSU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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