Columbus State Community College
Columbus, OH 43215

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 27,109
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Columbus State Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Columbus State Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,430 and in-state students paid $3,808.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$5,448
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$3,808
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$8,430
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 71% of Columbus State Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,567 (which is 4.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Columbus State Community College in 2016-2017, was 467, which is 39% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,179 (which is 13.6% above the national average.)

$4,567
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$5,179
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
71%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Columbus State Community College has enrolled a total of 27,109 students (7,025 students full-time and 20,084 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 27,109 students, 2,204 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 4,055 students for distance studies.

27,109
Total Enrollment
2,204
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 62%

Black/African American: 18%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Hispanic: 5%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Columbus State Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 24% 4,135 619
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 11% 1,938 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 1,929 377
Visual And Performing Arts 9% 1,537 49
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 7% 1,287
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 643 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 409 56
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 290
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 282 0
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 1% 158

Graduation & Dropout Rates

20%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Columbus State Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

16%
Still enrolled
45%
Dropout rate
20%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Columbus State Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,400. Last year, out of the total 9,766 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 8,399 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 10,602 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 8,906 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,400 $31,200
Employment Rate 86% 84%
Total Graduates 9,766 10,602

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Columbus State Community College.

Marion Technical College
42.4 mile away
Zane State College
50.6 mile away
Hocking College
54.6 mile away