Columbia State Community College: Review & Facts

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Columbia State Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,300 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1966 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Columbia, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
At Columbia State Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Columbia State Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
63%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Columbia State Community College is relatively low at 63% (below Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Columbia State Community College is very low - 22%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbia State Community College is reasonably decent, 20:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,400
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, around $15,100 a year. The additional fees at Columbia State Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $300, which comes to a total of $15,400 per year.

Read the details about Columbia State Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent data, 1,832 applications were submitted and 1,832 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

Columbia State Community College might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Columbia State Community College is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Columbia State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (931) 540-2722 or check Columbia State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Columbia State Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbia State Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Columbia State Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Columbia State Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbia State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbia State Community College, 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, Tennessee 38401, USA
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