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Columbus State Student Life

Columbus State is on a 132-acre campus in a suburban setting in Columbus, Georgia, not far from Atlanta. There are many activities and organizations for Columbus State students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Columbus State also has fraternities and sororities.

Columbus State has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Columbus State include Student Activities Council, Campus Ministry Association, African Students Association and SABER Student Newspaper.

The Columbus State community comes together each year for Homecoming, Greek Week and Black History Month.

Does Columbus State offer student housing?

Columbus State offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Columbus State students live off campus. In 2021, 1% of undergrads at Columbus State lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 99% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Columbus State. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Columbus State offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Columbus State

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Columbus State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Columbus State campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Columbus State offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Columbus State

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Columbus State, take Interstate 185 to Columbus, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbus Metropolitan airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Georgia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Columbus State's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Columbus State Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

69%

Full Time

31%

Part Time

87%

In State

13%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

44%

41%

7%

3%

3%

1%

1%

0.34%

0.23%

Undergraduate Students

6,877

Graduate Students

1,495

Non-Resident / International Students

63

Columbus State Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,372

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

78%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,334

Out-of-State

$21,152

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 30
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