Columbus State University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Columbus, GA, Columbus State University is one of the best universities in the state of Georgia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Columbus State University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Columbus State University.

4225 University Avenue Columbus, GA 31907
Phone: (706) 568-2035
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Rankings: Columbus State University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 98
Average freshman retention rate: 69.0%
6-year graduation rate: 31.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 109
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 32.5%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 5.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 19:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 81.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 97
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 860-1100
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: N/A
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): N/A
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 66.3%
Financial resources rank: 83
Alumni giving rank: 53
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.5%

Essential Facts: Columbus State University

  • Columbus State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,640, with a gender distribution of 40 percent male students and 60 percent female students.
  • Columbus State University’s main campus is built for exploration and self-discovery.
  • Columbus State University is a public institution that was founded in 1958. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,640, its setting is city, and the campus size is 132 acres.

Columbus State University History

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General Information
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 16%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 1%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 1%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra