Columbus State Community College Overview
Located in Columbus, Ohio, Columbus State Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Columbus State Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Columbus State.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Columbus State Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Columbus State has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Columbus State.
Where Is Columbus State Community College?
Contact details for Columbus State are given below.
|Address:||550 E Spring St, Columbus, OH 43215|
How Do I Get Into Columbus State?
You can apply to Columbus State online at: www.cscc.edu/admissions/apply.shtml
Can I Afford Columbus 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 Columbus State, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $3,685 a year. That adds up to $14,740 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Columbus State is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Columbus State Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 6,683 full-time undergraduates at Columbus State, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Columbus State Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,268|
|Hispanic or Latino||217|
Over 66 countries are represented at Columbus State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.
Online Learning at Columbus State Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Columbus State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Columbus State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Columbus State Community College was -6.6%. This is the #2,519 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Columbus State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Columbus State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Columbus State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Columbus State.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Architectural Engineering Technology||#6|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||#13|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||#16|
|Communications Technologies & Support||#31|
|Geography & Cartography||#38|
|General Sales & Marketing||#39|
|Design & Applied Arts||#59|
|Finance & Financial Management||#93|
|Health & Physical Education||#115|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#122|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#132|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#175|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#404|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#472|
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%.
Columbus State Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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