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Columbus Technical College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Columbus Technical College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Columbus Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Columbus Technical College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Columbus Technical College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Columbus Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Columbus Technical College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Columbus Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

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 Technical College, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

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 Technical College is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbus Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Columbus Technical College this rate is 56%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  56 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Columbus Technical College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,097 undergraduates at Columbus Technical College with 970 being full-time and 2,127 being part-time.

Columbus Technical College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Columbus Technical College scored 45.15 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  45.15 out of 100
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How Much Does Columbus Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Columbus Technical College is $5,445. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Columbus Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Columbus Technical College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $2,289 a year. That adds up to $9,156 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Columbus Technical College is 17.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Columbus Technical College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Columbus Technical College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $25,800 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 35% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Columbus Technical College make the most money.

Location of Columbus Technical College

Columbus Technical College is a public institution located in Columbus, Georgia. The location of Columbus Technical College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Columbus Technical College

Contact details for Columbus Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, GA 31904-6572
Phone: 706-649-1800

Columbus Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Columbus Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Columbus Technical College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,352 students took at least one online class at Columbus Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,123 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,352 318
2016-2017 1,123 312
2015-2016 1,306 505
2014-2015 1,793 850
2013-2014 1,355 405

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