Columbus Technical College: Review & Facts

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Columbus Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,800 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1961 and is one of the 5 schools located in Columbus, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
69
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are offered at Columbus Technical College.

Columbus Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 69 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Nursing, Medical, Industrial Technologies, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
52%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Columbus Technical College is low at 52% (way below Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Columbus Technical College is very low - 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at CTC is decent, 16:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Low
Average tuition prices are very low, about $4,300 a year. The additional fees at Columbus Technical College beyond tuition are roughly $600; this makes it a total of $4,900 per year.

Read the details about Columbus Technical 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 college will consider accepting 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Columbus Technical College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Columbus Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (706) 649-1800 or check Columbus Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Columbus Technical College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Columbus Technical 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Columbus Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Columbus Technical College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Columbus Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Columbus Technical College, 928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572, USA
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