Columbus State University Rankings

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In the World#2339 of 14178
In North America#720 of 2629
In the United States#658 of 2528
In Georgia#16 of 65
In Columbus#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
980
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
6,501
Graduates
1,376
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Columbus State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%92%73%
Applicants2,8819371,944
Admissions2,2888631,425
Freshmen enrolled full time960394566
Freshmen enrolled part time925141

2,319 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,460 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
637 or 64%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 860
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Columbus State University are 860-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
450 or 45%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Columbus State University are 18-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3906 (50%)
Black or African American2964 (38%)
Hispanic504 (6%)
Asian204 (3%)
Nonresident Alien133 (2%)
Two or more races130 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander13 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native11 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,075
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,371$6,300
Tuition in-state$4,371$6,300
Tuition out-of-state$15,425$11,394
Fee in-district$1,870$1,870
Fee in-state$1,870$1,870
Fee out-of-state$1,870$1,870

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,467
Combined charge for room and board$10,150
Room charge$5,990
Meal charge$4,160

Columbus State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse20713
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies45973
Computer and Information Sciences, General5635
Business Administration and Management, General3930
Communication, General165
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General64
Psychology, General62
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing55
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other52
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3020
Special Education and Teaching, General339
Business & Commerce, General42
Biology & Biological Sciences, General41
Kinesiology and Exercise Science353
Sociology37
Accounting34
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth32
Marketing & Marketing Management, General31
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General30
Social Sciences, Other30
English Language and Literature, General28
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies234
Music Performance, General189
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services23
Secondary Education and Teaching22
Finance, General20
Educational Leadership and Administration, General20
Education, Other17
Information Technology16
Management Information Systems, General13
Drawing12
Political Science and Government, General12
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching66
Mathematics, General12
History, General91
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching55
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other10
Chemistry, General10
Music Teacher Education9
Engineering, Other7
Music, General7
Drama and Dance Teacher Education61
Environmental Science7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General5
Art & Art Studies, General4
Art Teacher Education3
Grand Total351,05047617
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate38%32%42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,215
Citations
15,678

Publication count by topic

Computer science
219
Psychology
191
Economics
101
Mathematics
99
Sociology
67
Business
65
Biology
57
Political science
57
Medicine
41
Engineering
40
Geology
29
History
26
Chemistry
25
Geography
23
Art
16
Physics
15
Environmental science
14
Philosophy
13
Materials science
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy145833
Sociology1477803
Business15061,363
Psychology17773,068
Geology1813446
History185118
Economics1962601
Political science2006167
Biology23563,670
Computer science24351,431
Mathematics2564828
Art26723
Geography2786143
Engineering2923323
Physics2955236
Medicine3113849
Environmental science3163193
Materials science3916209
Chemistry4491212

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199061
199164
1992611
199345
1994119
1995810
19961115
19971434
1998744
1999952
20001783
20017101
200211113
200311120
200422156
200535210
200623292
200729347
200830415
200928473
201038626
201159742
201263979
2013621058
2014561150
2015741243
2016581167
2017681086
2018781100
20191061372
2020971529

General info

Alternative namesCSU
Columbus State
Founded1958
WikipediaColumbus State University
Colorsblue, red, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer semester and May session
Total FTE staff955
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4225 University Ave
Columbus, Georgia, 31907-5645
United States
City population190,000
Phone7065078800
Fax+1 (706) 568 2123

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