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Columbus Technical College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Columbus Technical College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Columbus Technical College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, 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 Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Columbus Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Columbus Technical College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Columbus Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Columbus Technical College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

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 3,301 undergraduates at Columbus Technical College with 1,073 being full-time and 2,228 being part-time.

Columbus Technical College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

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

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 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Columbus Technical College make around $25,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 35% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major 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 situated in Columbus, Georgia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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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 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 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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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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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