CSCC Description

With two-year programs that cover everything from health studies to engineering, Columbus State Community College is a great option for Ohio students needing career training or preparation for a bachelor's degree.

Columbus State's academics cover a wide range of majors that offer either a certificate or an associate's degree. The career and technical programs are designed to prepare students for the workforce, while the arts and sciences programs cover the first two years of a four-year bachelor's degree program and help lead to a transfer. Columbus State is considered a pipeline of sorts for the Ohio State University, as many students transfer there after earning their associate's degree.

Admissions for Columbus State are open, meaning you won't need a minimum GPA or standardized test scores to apply. The COMPASS placement test might be required for new students.

Financial aid is available for those who qualify through federal sources, and a number of scholarships are available to eligible students as well.

Quick Facts about Columbus State Community College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Cougar

Website

www.cscc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,876

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,586

Retention Rate

43%

Enrollment

25,854

Year Established

1967

CSCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  2 reviews
3 star
 
2 star
 
1 star
 

67% of students gave Columbus State Community College 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

With instructors that are presently working as RN's and also teaching gives the student a good balance.

Overall Rating:
n/a

Detailed Ratings

I have walked through Columbus State and noticed its a very large campus with excellent professors and food. A few friends attend and gave it a 4 star rating. Also like how the bookstore is so close to it. Nice class sizes, not so packed. One on one with most teachers.

Read All CSCC Reviews

CSCC Students

Total Students
25,854

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
34%
Part-Time
66%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
3%
African American
24%
Caucasian
62%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
3%
Unknown and Other
6%

International Students

International
87%
Domestic
13%

This web site and associated pages are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by Columbus State Community College (CSCC). CampusExplorer.com has no official or unofficial affiliation with Columbus State Community College (CSCC).

Compare to Similar Colleges