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Colleges / Columbus State Community College

About Columbus State

Columbus State Community College is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Columbus, OH, less than an hour from Columbus.

Founded in 1963, the institution currently enrolls around 26,185 students a year, including 26,185 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

For each full-time student, Columbus State spends about $3,229.

2021 Admissions Facts About Columbus State

Acceptance rate: 95%

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 21

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is Columbus State Community College's acceptance rate?

Admission to Columbus State is noncompetitive. Around 95 percent of all applicants to Columbus State are accepted each year.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Columbus State a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Columbus State, around 64 percent return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Columbus State sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Columbus State a good school for YOU?

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College Info

550 East Spring Street Columbus, OH 43215

Campus Setting: Urban

Columbus State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 21

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 21

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Columbus State is Aug 21.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Columbus State is Aug 21.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Columbus State Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$3,910

In State

$7,872

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,910
$7,872
Fees
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbus State is like? There are approximately 26,185 students enrolled at Columbus State. 26% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from OH and 1% percent of students are from other states.

26%

Full Time

82%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

26,185

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

120%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,910

Out-of-State

$7,872

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 21
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