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Colleges / Columbus State University

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About Columbus State

Columbus State University is a public, state university in the suburb of Columbus, Georgia. Columbus State was founded in 1958. The college currently enrolls around 7,925 students per year, including 6,427 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Columbus State University

It is not difficult to get into Columbus State. In 2022, Columbus State accepted 79% of applicants. Out of 5,273 applications received in 2022, 4,144 students were offered admission.

Columbus State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.1
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 10%

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Columbus State University is located in the town of Columbus, Georgia, near Atlanta.

If you would like to see Columbus State for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 185 to Columbus, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbus Metropolitan.

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College Info

4225 University Avenue Columbus, GA 31907-5645

Campus Setting: Suburban

Columbus State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Columbus State is Jun 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Columbus State is Jun 30.

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

Columbus State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

430 - 560


Reading SAT Range

440 - 570

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Columbus State is like? There are approximately 7,925 students enrolled at Columbus State, including 6,427 undergraduate students and 1,498 graduate students. 67% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from GA and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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