Columbus State Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Columbus State Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 25,985 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1963 and is one of the 23 schools and colleges located in Columbus, Ohio.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
118
Good
Columbus State Community College will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Columbus State Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 118 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Nursing, Business, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Columbus State Community College is low at 59% (below Ohio average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Columbus State Community College is very low - 15%. Approximately 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Columbus State Community College is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,800
Low
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,500 per year. The additional fees at Columbus State Community College not covered by tuition are about $300; which comes to $8,800 a year.

Read the details about Columbus 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Columbus State Community College is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Columbus State Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (614) 287-5353 or check Columbus State Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Columbus State Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbus 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
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Columbus State Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Columbus State Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Columbus State Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbus State Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbus State Community College, 550 E Spring St, Columbus, Ohio 43215, USA
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