Columbus State Community College

Tel: (614)287-5353
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 community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Columbus State Community College is one of 12 community colleges within Franklin County, OH.
The nearest community college is Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 729 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Columbus State Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 729 staff
59 staff
Columbus State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 22,719 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
22,719 students
1,282 students
Columbus State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Columbus State Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
8,888 students
810 students
Columbus State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 13,831 students
1,017 students
Columbus State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Columbus State Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Columbus State Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Columbus State Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
20%
12%
Columbus State Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
63%
57%
Columbus State Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Columbus State Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Columbus State Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Columbus State Community College non_resident (2006-2013)
Columbus State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average 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. 0.39 0.53
Columbus State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,790 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,186 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,790 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,186 $10,260
Columbus State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Columbus State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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
  • Columbus Miami-Jacobs Career College-Columbus
    Private for-profit
    150 E. Gay St.
    Columbus, OH 43215
    (614)221-7770
    0.6  Mi  |  302  students
  • Columbus Kaplan College-Columbus
    Private for-profit
    2745 Winchester Pike
    Columbus, OH 43232
    (614)456-4600
    5.1  Mi  |  0  students
  • Columbus Bradford School (Columbus)
    Private for-profit
    2469 Stelzer Road
    Columbus, OH 43219
    (614)416-6200
    5.6  Mi  |  450  students
  • Columbus ITT Technical Institute-Columbus
    Private for-profit
    4717 Hilton Corporate Dr
    Columbus, OH 43232
    (614)868-2000
    6.7  Mi  |  401  students
  • Columbus Ohio Institute of Health Careers
    Public
    1880 E. Dublin - Granville Rd. - Ste 100
    Columbus, OH 43229
    (800)-954-4274
    8.3  Mi  |  329  students

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Columbus community colleges have a 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. of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Columbus is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.