Georgia Military College-Columbus Campus
- Georgia Military College is a public-independent educational institution, comprised of a junior college and a separate preparatory school (grades 6-12), whose mission and purpose is to produce educated citizens by providing junior college students with a liberal arts based two-year undergraduate curriculum, by providing selected college students with ROTC training, and by providing preparatory school students an inclusive college preparatory curriculum that includes a military training component-all in an environment conducive to the holistic development of the intellect and character of its students.
- The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Georgia Military College-Columbus Campus||(GA) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||Four or more years|
|Total Faculty||12 staff||94 staff|
|Total Enrollment||-||2,588 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||0:1||27:1|
|# Full-Time Students||-||1,115 students|
|# Part-Time Students||-||1,473 students|
|% Two or more races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$35,000||$30,600|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$9,187||$9,187|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$3,500||$3,667|
Source: 2012 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Georgia Military College-Columbus Campus is Columbus Technical College (5.8 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 3,594 students | 5.80 Mi928 Manchester Expy
Columbus,  GA  31904
- 1,805 students | 11.40 Mi2602 College Drive
Phenix City,  AL  36869
- 1,806 students | 34.40 MiOne College Circle
Lagrange,  GA  30240
- 1,658 students | 50.90 Mi900 South GA Tech Parkway
Americus,  GA  31709
- 303 students | 54.10 Mi501College St
Cuthbert,  GA  39840
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