Harrison College-Columbus

2222 Poshard Dr, Columbus
IN, 47203-1843
Tel: (812)379-9000
255 students
Private for-profit

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School Highlights:
Harrison College-Columbus serves 255 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the community college average of 58:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Harrison College-Columbus is one of 2 community colleges within Bartholomew County, IN.
The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
Harrison College-Columbus Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Instructional Staff Total 8 staff 22 staff

Student Body

The student population of 255 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
255 students
1,273 students
Student : Teacher Ratio :1 58:1
# Full-Time Students
181 students
829 students
# Part-Time Students 74 students 1,017 students
Harrison College-Columbus sch enrollment Harrison College-Columbus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan - 1%
% Asian - 2%
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 1% 7%
% Black 1% 12%
% White 98% 66%
% Two or more races - 2%
Harrison College-Columbus sch ethnicity Harrison College-Columbus sta ethnicity
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. 0.04 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $12,135 is more than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,135 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $12,135 $5,961
Harrison College-Columbus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,135 $10,075
Harrison College-Columbus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 100% 78%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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