Columbus State Community College

22,719 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Columbus State Community College serves 22,719 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Columbus State Community College is one of 10 community colleges within Franklin County, OH.
The nearest community college is Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 729 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Columbus State Community College (OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 729 staff 29 staff
Columbus State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 22,719 has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 51:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 22,719 students 510 students
Columbus State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1 27:1
Columbus State Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 8,888 students 322 students
Columbus State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 13,831 students 248 students
Columbus State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Columbus State Community College Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Columbus State Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Columbus State Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Columbus State Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Columbus State Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Columbus State Community College More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
Columbus State Community College Non Resident (2006-2012)
% Unknown races
Columbus State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.56 0.44
Columbus State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,400 is less than the state average of $5,022. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,800 is less than the state average of $9,226. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,400 $5,022
Columbus State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,800 $9,226
Columbus State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 94%
Columbus State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
Golf, Volleyball,
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Columbus State Community College has been dedicated to meeting the educational needs of our community for 40 years. The College has grown from an initial enrollment of 67 students in 1963, to its current thriving campus of more than 23,000 students. Our small, friendly campus is conveniently located near downtown Columbus, on 80 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. In addition to the main campus, Columbus State operates nine Regional Learning Centers in the suburban neighborhoods of Dublin, Grove City, Bolton Field, Pickaway County, Marysville, Tolles, Reynoldsburg and Westerville. Columbus State offers two-year career programs in more than 50 areas of Business, Health, Public Service, Human Service, and Engineering/Manufacturing, as well as transfer programs for students who are interested in completing the first two years of a bachelor's degree, then transferring to a four-year university. We are the largest provider of Distance Learning classes in Ohio. Columbus State Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of North Central Association.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 366 students | 0.60 Mi150 E. Gay St.
    Columbus OH  43215
  • Bradford School (Columbus)
    Pivate, for profit
    443 students | 5.60 Mi2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus OH  43219
  • 335 students | 6.70 Mi4717 Hilton Corporate Dr
    Columbus OH  43232
  • 384 students | 8.30 Mi3781 Park Mill Run, Suite 1
    Hilliard OH  43026
  • 178 students | 8.30 Mi4525 Trueman Blvd
    Columbu OH  43026

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