Columbus State Community College: Ranking & Review

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Columbus State Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)27,20412,83814,366

9,535 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,822 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50.

Columbus State Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Columbus State Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Columbus State Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,808$8,430
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$136$301

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs1,6241,624
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1,1351,135
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1,0151,015
Visual and Performing Arts598598
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields566566
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service277277
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services171171
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services122122
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences113113
Construction Trades100100
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians7474
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4040
Precision Production3333
Legal Professions and Studies3333
Personal and Culinary Services3030
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2727
Social Sciences1313
Natural Resources and Conservation66
Grand Total5,9775,977

A total of 5,977 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Columbus State Community College.

Graduation rate21%20%22%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

General info

Alternative namesC-State
Columbus State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,506
Instructional FTE674
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address550 E Spring St
Columbus, Ohio, 43215
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population787,000