Columbus State is on a 132-acre campus in the suburban setting of Columbus, Georgia, not far from Atlanta.
There are many activities and organizations for Columbus State students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Columbus State has fraternities and sororities.
Columbus State has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
Columbus State students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Greek Week and Black History Month.
This table offers information on housing at Columbus State.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||25%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||75%|
Columbus State offers housing for students. 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 2022, 25% of undergrads at Columbus State lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% 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.
At Columbus State there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Columbus State:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Columbus State, take Interstate 185 to Columbus, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Columbus Metropolitan airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Columbus State's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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