Columbia State Community College Overview
Columbia State Community College is a public institution located in Columbia, Tennessee. Columbia is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Columbia State Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Columbia State Community College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
Columbia State Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Columbia State Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Columbia State Community College.
Where Is Columbia State Community College?
Contact details for Columbia State Community College are given below.
|Address:||1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia, TN 38401|
How Do I Get Into Columbia State Community College?
You can apply to Columbia State Community College online at: https://www.columbiastate.edu/admissions
Can I Afford Columbia State Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Columbia State Community College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $3,718 a year. That adds up to $14,872 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Columbia State Community College is 18.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Columbia State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,249 full-time undergraduates at Columbia State Community College, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbia State Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||221|
|Hispanic or Latino||271|
Over 5 countries are represented at Columbia State Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Dominican Republic, and Honduras.
Online Learning at Columbia State Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Columbia State Community College has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Columbia State Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Columbia State Community College was 7.2%. This is the #1,499 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Columbia State Community College regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Columbia State Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||521||0||521|
|Allied Health Professions||112||35||19||166|
|Business Administration & Management||0||35||4||39|
|Computer Information Systems||0||20||0||20|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||0||20||0||20|
|General Engineering Technology||8||5||0||13|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||0||12||0||12|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||8||0||8|
|Medical Illustration & Informatics||0||7||0||7|
|Computer Systems Networking||1||0||0||1|
|Computer Software & Applications||0||0||0||0|
|Human Development & Family Studies||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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